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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 42

    A Haniwa Model of A Horse

    LATE KOFUN PERIOD (6TH-7TH CENTURY)

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    A Haniwa Model of A Horse
    Late Kofun Period (6th-7th century)
    Modelled as a standing horse wearing a saddle, bridle and decorative trappings across its haunches, the mane clipped short and tied in a knot at the forehead, surface of reddish pottery finished in a "comb-tooth" pattern
    42in. (107cm.) high
    The result of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test no. N105n73 is consistent with the dating of this lot.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF PHILIP BALOUN