A beautiful pottery figure in the renowned Tang San Cai triple glazed style. The figure appears to be a musician holding a pair of cymbals. She wears a long dress glazed in the traditional green, caramel and brown. There is an iridescent pearly sheen on the dress, a feature that was consistent with the costume worn by the ladies in court.
The Tang San Cai glaze technique started in Tang dynasty 1400 years ago. It is known for its brilliant use of colors and splendid works of artistry. Some of China's most important potteries were done in Tang San Cai glaze. Their timeless beauty withstand the test of time. A Tang San Cai figure is extremely collectible.