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Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Model of a Horse

$4,800.00

A Chinese Tang dynasty pottery model of a horse

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Description

A Chinese Tang dynasty pottery model of a horse. The majestic animal is portrayed standing foursquare on a rectangular plinth, head slightly turned. A saddle and saddle blanket are draped elegantly over the back. A white slip mostly intact, with scattered areas of wear, revealing the red clay body underneath.

TL tested by Oxford Authentication

 

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Remnants of pigment, Molded red pottery, white slip decorated
MATERIALS NOTES: Molded red pottery, white slip decorated, remnants of pigment
CONDITION: Good. Very good condition for age; repairs and restorations as expected; loss to the tail.
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
HEIGHT: 12.25 in. (31 cm)
WIDTH: 11.5 in. (29 cm)
DEPTH: 4 in. (10 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: Austin, TX
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 1
REFERENCE NUMBER: LU89471298550
Additional Information
PLACE OF ORIGIN

China

DATE OF MANUFACTURE

Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD)

PERIOD

18th Century and Earlier