15 April 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 50,000
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
A haniwa earthenware figure of a horse
Late Kofun period (6th - 7th century)
Of low-fired reddish clay, modeled as a standing horse wearing a bridle and saddle with bells on the back, the mane tied in a knot at the forehead
33 in. (84 cm.) long
The results of the Report on Thermoluminescence Analysis no. 766s89 obtained by the Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, Oxford University, are consistent with the dating of this lot.
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Private collection, England
The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York
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