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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 510

    AN AMBER AND STRAW-GLAZED PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE

    TANG DYNASTY (618-907)

    Price Realised  

    AN AMBER AND STRAW-GLAZED PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE
    TANG DYNASTY (618-907)
    Standing foursquare with head turned slightly to the left, the pricked ears, mane and tip of the tail covered in an amber glaze running down the crisply modeled face and muscular neck, the body covered in a transparent straw glaze, the saddle with orange pigment and the saddle blanket left unglazed revealing the buff ware
    14 in. (35.6 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 15 June 1998, lot 61.
    The Dr. Anton C.R. Dreesmann Collection; Christie's, London, 10 April 2002, lot 287.