A pair of unglazed standing ‘fat’ ladies
Tang dynasty, 8th century, China
唐 8世紀 中國
Height: 32 cm and 33 cm, 12.6 inches and 13 inches
Both court ladies standing with legs apart dressed in long flowing robes, the loose sleeves covering the arms and the hands, one lady with the covered hands held away from the chest, the other with hands folded to the front. Both with similar hair styles fashionably shaped above the head.
Oxford TL tested.