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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 630

    A GROUP OF THREE TANG-STYLE SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY EQUESTRIAN FIGURES

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    A GROUP OF THREE TANG-STYLE SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY EQUESTRIAN FIGURES
    The group comprises two female equestrians and one male equestrian with a drum. Each figure wears long robes and they are covered in ochre, green and cream glazes.
    The largest 16 in. (40.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Property from a Private Swiss Collection
    From left to right in the catalogue:
    The lady on horseback: Sotheby's London, 5 December 1995.
    The drummer on horseback: Christie's London, 19 June 2001, lot 18.
    The lady on horseback with the horse's ears backward: With Gallerie Koeller, Asiastiche Kunst, November 1995.