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Lot 0341
China; ca. 1000 AD
A polychrome pottery figure of an attendant, standing with clasped hands.


6 3/4" (17 cm)

The John J. Slocum Collection - Newport, RIMr. Slocum (1914-1997) collected most of his antiquities while serving as US cultural attache to Egypt in the 1960s. Later, he served as Assistant to the Director of The Smithsonian, was appointed by President Reagan to the Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee, and was a Trustee Emeritus of the Archaeological Institute of America. He was a well-respected scholar/collector, whose medieval crusader coins were sold in a single-owner sale at Sotheby’s, London in 1997.


Burial encrustation and wear to surface. Intact.

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An Ancient Chinese Pottery Figure

Estimate $300 - $900Oct 15, 2017