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    Sale 11930

    AN INQUIRING MIND: AMERICAN COLLECTING OF JAPANESE AND KOREAN ART

    15 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 4

    A haniwa earthenware figure of a horse

    LATE KOFUN PERIOD (6TH - 7TH CENTURY)

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    Estimate

    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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    Provenance

    Private collection, England
    The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTION