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Lot 148: Sancai Warrior Roof Tile, Ming Dynasty
12 November 2016
Ashburn, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Chinese Sancai warrior roof tile from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). This Sancai roof tile is in the form of a warrior. The warrior has a face mask and head gear and is looking toward the left with a fierce toothy snarl. He is in a semi-crouched position astride a cloud swirl with both hands on this right thigh. It has a semi-cylindrical, barrel tile foot. It sits upon a wooden base. Dimensions are 10 inches wide by 14 inches high. All measurements are approximate. Condition: There are multiple places with glaze loss, otherwise in good condition Provenance: From a Boston estate. High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/zw_TH711qRY/
Condition Report: There are multiple places with glaze loss, otherwise in good condition
Notes: High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/zw_TH711qRY/
Provenance: From a Boston estate.