19 November 1996,
Price realised NLG 7,496
NLG 6,000 - NLG 9,000
A large painted grey pottery torso and head of a horse,
The torso and head separately modelled, covered with white pigment and red details criss-crossed around the body and head, the expressive head with open mouth, an aperture in the top of the neck and apertures for the insertion of legs
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An example with less eleborate painting is illustrated by Regina Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, p.73, pl.89.
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