15 September 2016
This lot is offered without a reserve
A PAIR OF SANCAI EQUESTRIAN-FORM ROOF TILES
MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
Each rider, shown wearing long, loose-fitting green-glazed robes, is seated astride a cream-glazed caparisoned horse, its mane and tail splashed with green-glaze and its molded trappings highlighted in amber.
10 1/8 in. (25.6 cm.) wide
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1912 (anonymous gift).
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