BIG, A DEER STANDING GUARDIAN FIGURE, WITH ORIGINAL PAINT

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Auction date:28.04.2017   14:00
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Lot 2BIG, A DEER STANDING GUARDIAN FIGURE, WITH ORIGINAL PAINT
BIG, A DEER STANDING GUARDIAN FIGURE, WITH ORIGINAL PAINT
Terracotta, cold painting
China
Tang dynasty (618 - 907), TL-tested
THE AMOUNT OF 93.8 CM
Dressed in full armor and with a helmet on the head of this guardian stands with both feet on a recumbent deer, a foot standing on its head. Parts of the drapery are lower longer resounding range, particularly below the armor hanging Rock. Very expressive, the facial Expressions of the face decorated with large and accentuated alert the educated eye, highlighted, in addition Brows through the high vibrational densities. The upper arms of the equally expressive mythical animal masks. The deer is on a Pedestal and is wearing a set of Antlers. The cold painted decoration is well preserved and rich in detail, the colors are over white primer is a Black, Red and light Blue. It is customary to refer to such guardian as a Lokapala (world guard), in the Chinese Hushizhe called, but no icons are given fish advice. These sculptures of the tomb of the “power men” Lishi guards. This guardian was measured by means of TL-analysis of the Oxford Authentication time, the result is confirmed by the Tang dynasty. Zertifikatsnr. C206f57 of December 2006

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