A PAIR OF PAINTED POTTERY FIGURES OF HORSES
ANOTHER PROPERTY
A PAIR OF PAINTED POTTERY FIGURES OF HORSES

TANG DYNASTY (618-907)

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A PAIR OF PAINTED POTTERY FIGURES OF HORSES
TANG DYNASTY (618-907)
Shown standing foursquare on a rectangular base, the heads well modelled with mouth open, flared nostrils and expressive eyes below the pricked ears, with molded saddle set atop a molded saddle blanket, one covered in white pigment, the other in brick-red pigment with a faux animal skin detailed in black on the blanket, traces of painted trappings on both
22¾ in. (57.8 cm.) high (2)

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The results of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test nos. C102w4 and C102w5 are consistent with the dating of this lot.

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