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454
A LARGE JAPANESE HANIWA FIGURE OF A HORSE, LATE KOFUN PERIOD, CIRCA 6TH CENTURY
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454
A LARGE JAPANESE HANIWA FIGURE OF A HORSE, LATE KOFUN PERIOD, CIRCA 6TH CENTURY
Estimate
40,00060,000
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Details & Cataloguing

A Collecting Legacy: Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller

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A LARGE JAPANESE HANIWA FIGURE OF A HORSE, LATE KOFUN PERIOD, CIRCA 6TH CENTURY
of low-fired red clay, standing four-square on long columnar legs, the face directed forward and equipped in cheek guards and a bridle affixed by the upright ears, the reigns draped across the thick neck fringed by a cropped mane, a saddle with a sharply defined upright horn and cantle and secured by a breast collar patterned with zigzags, the cropped tail rising at an angle giving the animal’s posture an alert and distinguished aspect 
height 29 3/4 in. 75.5 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Nelson Rockefeller, prior to 1979

A Collecting Legacy: Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller

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New York