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Auction Closes At: 12:30:00 12/14/2022
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 573. Tang Female Court Figures (2)
Estimate: $1,200-$1,800
Current High Bid: $625.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $625.00

Category: Asian Art
Sub Category: China - Early Periods
Culture or Country: China.
Period: Tang Dynasty, 619 - 906 A.D.
Size: 15” & 15-1/8”H.

Description: Pair of molded pottery female court musicians, one holding pan pipes and the other an erhu (Chinese violin), a two-stringed bowed musical instrument, more specifically a spike fiddle, which may also be called a “southern fiddle.” The two-stringed Chinese fiddle dates from Tang dynasty. Both depicted with tall hair buns, and wearing floor length, vertical pleated dresses. Multicolor painted highlights and details. Overall scattered areas of surface deposits. Head of one figure reattached, and both are repaired from a few large original pieces with restoration over the break lines.
Provenance: Collection of Edmund Bourke, MD., Yonkers, NY. Collection # CH78 A & B., acquired in Guanjou, Mainland China, 9/2002, with certificate.
Shipping Fee:
National: $65.00
International: $145.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Tang Female Court Figures (2)

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Homeric $625.00 1 12/14/2022 12:16:36 PM
2. Don Ross $600.00 1 12/13/2022 4:34:43 PM

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