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PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION

A SANCAI-GLAZED HARNESSED HORSE
TANG DYNASTY
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103

PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION

A SANCAI-GLAZED HARNESSED HORSE
TANG DYNASTY
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A SANCAI-GLAZED HARNESSED HORSE
TANG DYNASTY
standing four square on a base, its harnessed head turned sideways, ears pricked, the long mane parted at the forelock and falling to one side, covered in a straw-coloured glaze and matching the docked and bound tail, the green-glazed saddle gathered at the sides, the saddlecloth splashed in green, chestnut and straw and hung from straps moulded with straw-coloured florettes suspending green tassels, the body glazed in a rich dark chestnut trickling over straw-glazed hooves on the unglazed base
Length 53.5 cm, 21 in.
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Provenance

Formerly in the Highfield Jones collection.
Sotheby's London, 8th July 1975, lot 54.
Sotheby's London, 10th December 1985, lot 101.
Thence in the family by descent.

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