A LARGE BROWN AND GREEN-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE AND A CARRIAGE
A LARGE BROWN AND GREEN-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE AND A CARRIAGE
A LARGE BROWN AND GREEN-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE AND A CARRIAGE
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A LARGE BROWN AND GREEN-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE AND A CARRIAGE

THE POTTERY HORSE HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220), THE CARRIAGE AND FITTINGS PROBABLY LATER

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A LARGE BROWN AND GREEN-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE AND A CARRIAGE
THE POTTERY HORSE HAN DYNASTY (206 BC-AD 220), THE CARRIAGE AND FITTINGS PROBABLY LATER
The horse is shown standing foursquare with head facing forward, its ears pricked, nostrils flared and teeth bared, covered overall with glazes of green and brown tones with details of hair picked out in black. The horse has a U-shaped fitting on its back carrying a separately-made carriage, elevated by two large wheels. The coachman sits in the open compartment of the carriage with both hands raised as if to hold the reins.
46 ½ in. (118 cm.) high
Provenance
By repute, Private American Collection, 1984.
Flores and Ivea Arts and Antiques, New York, 24 November 2000.
Private European Collection, acquired in 2004 from Flores and Ivea Arts and Antiques, New York.
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Sale room notice
Please note that the pottery horse, carriage and fittings have all been tested by Oxford Authentication and all date to the Han Dynasty (206 BC – AD 220) and not as stated in the catalogue.
請注意拍品的馬、車及配件皆經過牛津熱釋光測試,證明年份為漢代

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Lot Essay

The result of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test no. PH 004/792 is consistent with the dating of the horse.
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