19 March 2008
AN AMBER AND STRAW-GLAZED PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE
TANG DYNASTY (618-907)
Standing foursquare with head turned slightly to the left, the pricked ears, mane and tip of the tail covered in an amber glaze running down the crisply modeled face and muscular neck, the body covered in a transparent straw glaze, the saddle with orange pigment and the saddle blanket left unglazed revealing the buff ware
14 in. (35.6 cm.) long
Christie's, London, 15 June 1998, lot 61.
The Dr. Anton C.R. Dreesmann Collection; Christie's, London, 10 April 2002, lot 287.
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