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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 523

    A SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE AND RIDER

    TANG DYNASTY (618-907)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE AND RIDER
    TANG DYNASTY (618-907)
    The elegant rider wearing a green and amber-glazed robe and black-painted boots, the face finely detailed with eyes and eyebrows rendered in black line above the red lips, with hands positioned to hold the reins of the amber-glazed horse standing foursquare with head alertly turned to the side, the hogged mane, blaze, saddle blanket and docked tail covered with a cream glaze
    15 in. (38.1 cm.) long, stand


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    Provenance

    Martin Fung Antiques, circa 1998.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN