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


Six Chinese Female Tomb Attendants

Sui/Tang dynasty style, six similar straw colored glazed terra cotta robed figures with upswept coiffures, bearing food and libations, figures have detailed painted faces, darkened hair and traces of red paint decoration, all with red accession numbers verso, all approximately 12-1/4 in.

Provenance:Property from the Collection of Senator Hugh Scott, now the Property of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts


figure carrying vase with repaired neck and chips to feet; fish carrier with repaired neck and right arm; drum carrier with repaired neck, right arm, and repairs throughout body; figure carrying tray with cups, with repaired neck and large chips to feet; repair to neck and likely repairs to body for figure with bread; second figure with tray, likely repair to neck and chips to feet; all with glaze voids and losses, abrasions and wear

Estimate: $500 - $700
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