15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 1,000
A painted pottery horse and rider, Tang Dynasty (618-906)
the rider with a determined expression, probably depicting a foreigner, and the horse with well-modelled facial features, both with details painted in red, black and white -- 17½in. (44.5cm.) high.
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The result of thermoluminescence test, Labor Ralf Kotalla, no. 010217 is consistent with the dating of this lot.
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