Sale 16AS02 | Lot 25

Chinese Black Pottery Figure of a Caparisoned Horse

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art
Chinese Black Pottery Figure of a Caparisoned Horse

Lot Details

Lot 25
Chinese Black Pottery Figure of a Caparisoned Horse
Northern Wei Dynasty
Modeled standing foursquare upon four thin legs on a rectangular base, the slender head with flared nostrils and pricked ears fitted with a bridle, the back covered with a wide flaring saddle blanket incised with stylized floral detailing, the chest collar applied with molded tufts, and crouper that continues under the long narrow tail. Height 11 1/4 inches.
The result of Oxford thermoluminescence test no. C103p78 is consistent with the dating of this lot.

C Property of a Park Avenue Collector

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Plume at top of head between ears is broken off, easily restored, a clean break. Restoration to both ears.

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Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000

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Asian Works of Art

Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 10am EDT
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