DescriptionChinesco Splay Legged Polychrome Statue
C. 200 BC-100 AD
9" tall x 6½" wide
A personable votive figure seated with the legs spread to each side, on typical thick thighs with the legs ending in points. The wide heart shaped face bears thin fine eyebrows, a tattooed face with large areas surrounding the eyes ending in a comet shaped tail, the left drawing vertically, while the right points down; beneath the small pointed nose is a tiny upraised smile. The neck exhibits a wide red band and the torso and arms with large crossed bands in black on the cream ground. An intact and excellent example with only minor ancient abrasions to tips of feet and nose. Covered with calcified deposits, strong patina, and other ancient minerals; rare to find with such strong original paint.
Condition report available upon request.
*Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.
Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Requires 3rd Party Shipping (view shipping information)
Sales Tax information | Terms and Conditions
Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments
Glossary of Terms
Buyer's Premium per Lot:
19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.
Opens about 01/02/2018
- Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
- Bid online
- Free Collector newsletter
- Want List with instant e-mail notifications
- Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
- Cash Advances
- More Bidders
- Trusted Experts
- Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
Learn about consigning with us
As a consignor to your recent silver, art glass and fine art auction, I want you to know how pleased I am with my decision to consign with HeritageView More Testimonials
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)