January 15, 2021 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Chinese Sancai and Straw Glazed Pottery Figures

Tang or Tang style, bearded Semitic falconer wearing a pointed cap with traces of red paint, sancai glazed tunic and boots, with a falcon perched on his right arm, holding a ball in his left hand, 15 in.; warrior figure wearing an animal mask headdress, standing in combative pose with one arm raised, the other holding a hilt, covered in a straw glaze, 14 in.



Provenance:Roy M. Barling (dealer), London, 1968 (warrior figure); Property from the Collection of Senator Hugh Scott, now the Property of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts


falconer with glaze flaking and firing cracks (as made), small chips/edge wear; warrior with large firing cracks and repaired breaks throughout, large vertical crack at base (separating but holding), loss to sword, chips and losses 

Estimate: $50 - $100
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