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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 231

    A PAINTED STRAW-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE

    EARLY TANG DYNASTY, 7TH CENTURY

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    A PAINTED STRAW-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE
    EARLY TANG DYNASTY, 7TH CENTURY
    Modeled standing foursquare on a rectangular base with mouth open and ears pricked either side of the hogged mane, the body and long tail covered with a yellowish glaze painted in black with trappings, the unglazed saddle and blanket painted in red and black pigments
    14 1/8 in. (36 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired prior to 1985.