Lot 31

Lady of the court
China, Tang Dynasty, ca first half of the 8th century.
Terracotta. H. 36,5 cm
Portrait of a standing woman with her body hidden under a long, ample dress, her hands hidden under the wide sleeves joined in front of her abdomen.
She wears a beautiful hairstyle concealing the ears and the nape of the neck, surmounted by a bun positioned towards the front of the head. Remains of pigments.

A TANG DYNASTY POTTERY FIGURE OF A COURT LADY

Provenance:
- Estate of Madame Anne-Marie Rousset
- Former Robert Rousset collection (1901-1981)
- Carries two labels from old inventories of the Robert Rousset collection prior to 1935.