London, South Kensington
27 May 1999
A Chinese buff pottery model of a saddled horse
the beast standing four square on a rectangular base with its head turned slightly to the left and mouth open, traces of red and black pigments remaining -- 10in. (26cm.) high, Tang Dynasty, fitted box, (some restoration and old wear).
See Colour Plate 9.
Thermoluminescense Test Number is consistent with the dating of this lot.
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