16 September 2016
AN AMBER AND CREAM-GLAZED FIGURE OF A CAPARISONED HORSE
TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907)
The horse is well modeled standing foursquare on a rectangular base with mouth open. The body is covered with a pale cream glaze, and the mane, bridle and straps with amber glaze, while the saddle is unglazed.
19 ¼ in. (49.4 cm.) high
Christie's New York, 27 November 1991, lot 294.
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The result of Oxford thermoluminescence test no. 566y21 is consistent with the dating of this lot.
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