A Pair of Chinese Painted and Gilded Pottery Lokapala, Tang
28-3/8 inches (72 cm) (each)
Together with Oxford Authentication Ltd. Certificates
Private Collection, California.
The result of Oxford thermoluminescence tests no. C177f74 and
C177f75 is consistent with the dating of this lot.
Each powerfully modeled, standing straight on a shaped base, each
with fierce face expression and bent arms; each wearing elaborately
decorated armors with dragon motifs under long robes, the armors
and robes picked out in orange and green pigment, and the armors
Professional repairs to torsos and arms of each figure.
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