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3. Chinese painted grey pottery dog, Northern Wei
China
Six Dynasties
ceramic
16cms
Chinese painted grey pottery dog, Northern Wei

A Chinese painted grey pottery figure of a recumbent hound, finely modelled with head raised and alert, with large areas of ochre pigment remaining and a stripe of white pigment on its front. Six dynasties, Northern Wei, early 6th century.

Provenance: The collection of C Roger Moss, OBE, dec'd, Purchased in Hong Kong between 1980 and 2000.

For other examples of these rare dogs see:
One in the Meiyintang collection
Two in the Datang Museum
Christie's Hong Kong 9/7/2020 (HK$47,500)


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Detail: alternate view
Detail: base
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