04-20-2012 04-21-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2591B Boston
April 20, 2012 11:00AMCalender
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Pottery Figure of an Archer

$486$400
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2591B Location: Boston Date / Time: April 21, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Pottery Figure of an Archer, China, Han dynasty (206 B.C.-220 A.D.), kneeling on one leg with his right arm raised and wearing a short belted tunic, finely modeled face, traces of pigment and burial dirt, ht. 13 3/4 in.

Provenance: Sotheby's, Sale 6185, Lot 159, May 5, 1991.
Estimate $800-1,200

in good condition

Keywords

China, British Columbia