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A SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN 
A SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE

TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907)

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A SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE
TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907)
The horse is shown standing foursquare on a rectangular base with its head gently turned to the right and ears pricked forward. The saddle and halter are glazed in green and the body is covered with a rich amber glaze which runs down the legs, darkening to a deep brown. The mane and forelock are highlighted in a straw glaze.
22 in. (55.9 cm.) high, wood stand
Provenance
Vallin Galleries, Connecticut, 1998.

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The result of Oxford Authentication thermoluminescence test no. C97g85 is consistent with the dating of this lot.

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