9 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 6,250
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000
A pair of painted pottery horses, Han Dynasty (206BC-AD220)
the large animals facing forwards, modelled open mouthed with upright ears, separately painted in red and black with harnessing and scrolling body decoration -- 18in. (45.7cm.) wide, perspex stand. (2)
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Dating consistent with Oxford Authentification thermoluminescene test number C106e44.
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