865
865

PROPERTY OF A LADY

A PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A PRANCING HORSE
TANG DYNASTY
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 8,125 USD
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865

PROPERTY OF A LADY

A PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A PRANCING HORSE
TANG DYNASTY
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 8,125 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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A PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A PRANCING HORSE
TANG DYNASTY
spiritedly modeled with right foreleg raised, the head tucked in and mouth open, the mane to one side of the arched neck, the docked and bound tail swinging upward, the red saddle cloth trailing down in crisp pleats, molded trappings along the hind quarters, traces of black, orange and white pigment remaining
Height 16 in., 40.6 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Ezekiel (1913-1987) and Lillian (1923-2012) Schloss.
Sotheby's New York, 3rd December 1984, lot 22.

Exhibited

A Thousand Years of Chinese Sculpture, Epcot Center, Orlando, 1982, pl. 49.

Literature

Joan M. Hartman, 'Chinese Tomb Sculpture in the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Ezekiel Schloss', Oriental Art, vol. 4, Winter 1969, p. 287, pl. 6.
Ezekiel Schloss, Ancient Chinese Ceramic Sculpture from Han through Tang, vol. II, 1977, pl. 96.
Gary Graffman, 'The Man with the Last Word', Connoisseur, New York, April 1984, p. 89.

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