Two Chinese standing unglazed pottery figures, one of a warrior with an open jacket holding a shield, the other of a civil officer wearing an official hat with his hand clasped beneath his long flowing robes, tied in a bow at the collar, each with finely detailed facial features, the robes with original terracotta colour, white and black pigment, with wood stand.

The soldier 10 ¾ inches, 27.3 cm, the official 10 7/8 inches 27.7 cm high.

Tang dynasty, 618-907


Provenance & Additional Information

  • From the Marber Family Collection.
  • Purchased from Roger Keverne between 1991-2002.


Excellent condition.