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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 412

    A LARGE SANCAI-GLAZED AND PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A FERGHANA HORSE

    TANG DYNASTY (618-907)

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    Estimate

    A LARGE SANCAI-GLAZED AND PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A FERGHANA HORSE
    TANG DYNASTY (618-907)
    Naturalistically modeled standing foursquare on a rectangular plinth, the head turned slightly to the left and ears pricked, the hogged mane covered with an amber glaze, the trappings molded with florets and hung with large medallions with floriform heads, the unglazed saddle with traces of red pigment set atop a blanket bearing pigments of contrasting tone
    24 1/8 in. (61.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Spink & Son, Ltd., London, 1990s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A JAPANESE PRIVATE COLLECTION