Provenance: Ex old British private collection of and thence by descent. Catawiki has confirmed the provenance.
This lot comes from the private collection of Mr. Juan Carlos Bahamonde who over a period of 20 years acquired his collection from various prestigious dealers. His degree in Archaeology from Manchester University, which is one of the best in the U.K. and passion for ancient history is reflected in intriguing figure.
An earthenware figure with human head and fish body with white slip paint. For the published research written by professor Conrad about this type of figure please check last two photos.
Lengtht: 27 cm.
Condition: Good overall antique condition considering age and material, with age and burial related degradation, some soil accretion and some losses; tail reattached.
NOTE: This lot cannot be sent to the USA due to over complicated custom requirements, US residents please do not bid.
Catawiki disclaimer: This piece has been dated based on style and patina. No further tests, such as, a TL test, an analysis of pigments or radiography scans have been conducted to check the integrity of the piece.
The seller of this lot hereby guarantees that this object was obtained legally. The seller guarantees that he is entitled to ship this object(s). The seller will take care that any necessary permits will be arranged. The seller will inform the buyer about this if this takes more than a few days.
- 优良来源 - 人鱼形墓葬美人鱼精神
- Tang Dynasty (618-907)
- Good condition, see description
- 0×0×27 cm