14 November 2001
AN IMPORTANT AND MAGNIFICENT HANIWA FIGURE OF A HORSE
Kofun Period (4th-5th Century)
Of low-fired reddish pottery, shaped into the stylised figure of a caparisoned horse with saddle, bells, bridle and bit, some old restoration with fitted box labelled to the effect that this Lot was excavated in Kasuo City, Tochigi Prefecture
35¾in. (90cm.) high
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The result of Oxford Authentication Ltd thermoluminescence test, no. N101x51, is consistent with the dating of this lot.
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