23 - 24 July 2003
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A RARE SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE AND RIDER,
Tang dynasty (618-907),
the elegant rider wearing a green-glazed robe, black-painted boots and a black court hat, his face painted pink and finely detailed in black with a mustache and goatee, the amber-glazed horse standing foursquare atop a rectangular base
15¾in. (40cm.) high
Mr. and Mrs. David Spelman Collection.
Sotheby's, New York, 27 November 1990, lot 30, The C.C. Wang Family Collection.
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A. Juliano, Bronze, Clay and Stone: Chinese Art in the C.C. Wang Family Collection, Seattle and London, 1988, pl. 54.
The Arts of China, C.W. Post Art Gallery, Long Island University, 1977, no. 76.
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