Important terracotta "fat lady" with engobe... - Lot 355 - FEE - Stanislas Machoïr

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Important terracotta "fat lady" with engobe... - Lot 355 - FEE - Stanislas Machoïr
Important terracotta "fat lady" with engobe and traces of polychromy. According to the fashion of the time and the taste of the Xuanzong emperor for the blossoming forms of the beautiful concubine Yang Guifrei, the body is plump. She is depicted slightly swaying, standing on a small terrace and wearing a long, loose dress with deeply incised drapery and wide, flowing sleeves. The right forearm is raised, the fingers joined in an elegant gesture and a stole forming a hoop in front falls on each shoulder. The head, tilted to the left, is adorned with an imposing fan-shaped bun, the eyebrows are arched and the cheeks are highlighted with bright blush. (Subject on the left in the picture, sold separately) China, Tang dynasty (618 to 907) H. 67 cm Thermoluminescence test by the QED laboratory confirming the dating.
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