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Authentic Tang Dynasty, ex-Museum piece noblewoman Figure ca. 618 to 906 CE tomb attendant 8.8 inches w/ COA and provenance

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Elegant authentic ex- Museum (ex-Ashland University Museum) Chinese Tang Dynasty ( ca. 618 to 906 CE ) Pottery Standing tomb attendant noblewoman Figure. Lovely mold-formed terracotta tomb attendant, dressed in floor-length robes that cascade down her body and topped by towering coiffures or headdresses. Her arms in large sleeves clasped across her slender abdomen, and atop her head is a tall coiffure. Remains of yellow and white pigment are visible across the figure's face and clothing; finer painted details are now faded. Hundreds of pottery figures like this one were carefully placed in the tombs of high-ranking people during the Tang period; one of the most interesting things about them is that, with their added pigment, they often seem to represent individuals rather than having been mass produced. Size: 1.9" W x 8.8" H (4.8 cm x 22.4 cm)

Comes with certificate of authenticity from well respected gallery (where it was purchased) that deals in Antiquities.-Further ex-Ashland University Museum, Ashland, Ohio, USA.

Condition: Head and body repaired from multiple large pieces, with small chips and light adhesive residue along break lines. Light fading to surface pigment, with minor encrustations, and softening to some finer details particularly on face. Nice preservation to most pigment across surfaces.

Released from private collection that has sold in New York City galleries as well as top auction houses-Guaranteed Authentic.

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