Close up view
of head and torso of Tang court officer. Very fine, tall, erect figure
elegantly dressed on a sancai glazed tunic worn over a long
straw glazed skirt. Head turned slightly to the side with bulging
eyes and opened mouth. High hat in the shaped of a miter molded with
seven mountains peaks flanked by wings. Right hand clasped as
holding a scroll and left hand concealed under garment. Tang Dynasty
(AD618-907). H. 36 in (91.4 cm). Oxford T.L. tested.