London, South Kensington
9 December 2014
A CHINESE PAINTED GREY POTTERY DRUMMER ON HORSEBACK
NORTHERN WEI DYNASTY (386-534)
The drummer wearing long robes with one hand raised about to play a drum, the horse stands four-square, all over with extensive red, white, and rust-coloured pigments remaining
9 ½ in. (24 cm.) high
Peter Selinka Collection, purchased from a dealer in Hong Kong.
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Ulrich Wiesner, Chinesische Keramik, Meisterwerke aus Privatsammlungen, Köln, 1988, catalogue no. 10.
Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, Köln, Chinesische Keramik, Meisterwerke aus Privatsammlungen, 7 May – 7 August 1988, no. 10.
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