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A CHINESE POTTERY MODEL OF A PRANCING HORSE, TANG DYNASTY

£ 12,000

Reference
1538
£12,000
The buff coloured horse modelled standing, with right foreleg raised, its head turned slightly to the left and it arching neck carved with a channel for holding a realistic mane, the saddle covered with a cloth gathered in folds that fall beyond the saddle blanket, the surface with traces of original pigmentation.
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Year Circa 618 - 907
Provenance The dating of this horse is consistent with the results of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd., no. C115n64
Condition Some repair