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Rare! Large Tang dynasty sancai Lokapala, c.AD918-906
Dimensions: approx. 30" tall
Condition: Very Fine, consistent with age, no injury/repair
This wonderful Lokapala, (for its age), is in a very fine and remarkable state of preservation. It stands an imposing 30" tall. The Lokapala is made of a buff earthenware and glazed in vibrant sancai, (3-color), glaze. The modeling is fantastic. One of the more impressive Lokapala that we have ever seen. This item has been examined and authenticated by us and experts at Sotheby's. Exhibiting forensics: layered crazing, mineral growth, differential weathering, modeling, among some of the diagnostic and forensic attributes. This piece is 'right as rain'. Please examine the images as they are quite accurate.