Lot 650
  • 650

A LARGE GLAZED POTTERY FIGURE OF A PRANCING HORSE TANG DYNASTY |

Estimate
50,000 - 70,000 USD
Sold
56,250 USD
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Description

  • Height 20 1/8  in., 51 cm
powerfully modeled standing on a rectangular base with a raised foreleg, the head turning slightly to the proper left, alert with ears pricked, eyes wide and the mouth open revealing the teeth, covered in a straw glaze with generous splashes of amber and chestnut

Provenance

Collection of the British Rail Pension Fund.
Sotheby’s London, 12th December 1989, lot 60.

Exhibited

Dorchester International Ceramics Fair, London, June, 1986 (on loan).
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