A Chinese pottery figure of a fat lady
Tang dynasty (618-907)
Modelled in standing position, dressed in long pleated robes with her hands folded in front of her chest, her face with smiling expression, on wood stand.
H. 50.5 cm
Acquired by the great-grandfather of the present owner in the early 20th century (1900-1920)
The dating of this piece is consistent with the results found in the Oxford Authentication report no. C114a10.