The camel is modeled standing foursquare on a rectangular base, with a saddle slung between the humps and topped by projecting packboards and a heavy cloth with twisted skeins. There are traces of white slip, reddish-orange and black pigments.
10¼ in. (26 cm.) long; 10 in. (25.5 cm.) high

Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987) Collections.
Else Sackler (1913-2000) Collection, and thence by descent within the family.
Jerusalem, Israel Museum, 3500 Years of Chinese Art: Ceramics from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, 1987.
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The result of Oxford Authentication thermoluminescence test no. 366t74 ( February 1987) is consistent with the dating of this lot.

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