Lot 137
  • 137

A PAINTED POTTERY HORSE |

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 EUR
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Description

  • Length: 38 cm; 15 in.
  • China, Sui / early Tang dynasty
the bridled horse standing foursquare on a rectangular base, the mouth agape and nostrils flared, the mane cut short, the saddle resting on a furry blanket, wood base and glass cloche (3)

Condition

All four legs are broken in different parts and have been reattached in the past. The tail possibly broken off and reattached. Minor losses and breaks, other small areas of old restoration.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."