15 September 2011
A SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF AN EQUESTRIAN
TANG DYNASTY (618-907)
The amber-glazed horse shown standing foursquare on an unglazed rectangular base, the rider seated atop a black-painted saddle set atop a splash-glazed blanket, his hands positioned to hold reins, wearing a straw-glazed coat with amber lapels, his face modeled with high cheekbones, broad nose and prominent brow below his tied cap
15½ in. (39.4 cm.) high, wood stand
Yin Chuan Tang Ltd., Hong Kong, 2 February 1988.
Greenwald Collection no. 22.
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Gerald M. Greenwald, The Greenwald Collection, Two Thousand Years of Chinese Ceramics, 1996, no. 22.
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