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A charming small Chinese earthenware figure of a seated woman, dating from the Tang Dynasty. The woman, with elaborate hair style, is seated and eating from a bowl which she is holding. An interesting, more intimate, figure than the more typical standing court ladies from the Tang Dynasty. Height 9.5cm (3.7")
Provenance: by repute, from Khalil Rizk, The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York.
Date: Tang Dynasty (618-906)
Condition: there is a small chip from the front of the hair, and minor roughness to the rim of the bowl.