Ralph M. Chait Galleries, Inc.

Pair of Chinese Unglazed Pottery Warriors
Northern Wei Dynasty, ca: 5th/ 6th century AD
Height: 14.3 inches
USD $22,000
TL tested

Finely modeled and posed standing at attention. Though of almost identical form, their faces display remarkable individual personalities: one with a friendly, smiling expression; the other with an expression suggesting boredom, with his cheeks puffed out and neutral gaze.

Similar and related figures: Asian Art Museum, San Francisco; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Schloss Collection, and the Anthony Solomon Collection.

Ralph M. Chait Galleries, Inc.

Chinese works of art, including porcelain, jade, pottery, sculpture, ceramics, Export silver, and Indian Colonial silver. Established 1910.

Steven Chait

Andrew Chait

16 East 52nd Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10022
United States