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Pottery Figure of an Archer

Auction:
2591B
Lot:
490
Sold for:
$486$400

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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, Chinese ceramics, Han Dynasty, Manhattan, Tunic

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