Chinese Tang Dynasty painted pottery dancer TL Tested. Ca. 618-907 AD
A delicate female dancer wearing a long flowing gown with draped, winged sleeves. The long dress uncovers her up-turned shoes. Her both arms are up in the air, indicating motion. The dancer herself is carefully modelled, with her hair done up, red pursed lips, delicate brows and smiling eyes.Dance as an art form reached its peak in China during the Tang Dynasty, which is now known as the golden age of Chinese music and dance. Indeed, during this time The Great Music Bureau was created as a means through with to train musicians and dancers for the imperial court.
This piece has been precisely dated by means of a Thermo Luminescence analysis carried out by Ralf Kotalla, an independent German Laboratory. The samples collected date the piece to the period reflected, whilst also showing no modern trace elements. The TL certificate with its full report will accompany this item.
Dimensions: 13.4 Inches:(330mm) Width: 9,7 Inches (245mm) Weight: 3 pounds (1.41kg)
Condition: Excellent with no damage or repairs detected. Provenance: East Anglian private collection; formerly acquired in the early 1990s in Hong Kong.
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