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A PAIR OF PAINTED POTTERY HORSES, TANG DYNASTY

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 20,000 USD

A PAIR OF PAINTED POTTERY HORSES, TANG DYNASTY

A PAIR OF PAINTED POTTERY HORSES, TANG DYNASTY

Estimate:

15,000

to
- 20,000 USD

Lot sold:

65,520

USD

A PAIR OF PAINTED POTTERY HORSES

TANG DYNASTY

唐 陶加彩馬一對


each horse rearing onto the bent back legs while vigorously raising one front leg, the dynamism heightened by the arched neck, wide eyes, flared nostrils, and exposed teeth behind upcurled lips, the saddle blanket and tassels of the strapwork trappings flying outward in motion, traces of pigment (2)


Height 13¾ in., 34.9 cm

One horse with restored breaks to the legs, a section of mane off (by the ear), and some pigments retouched (especially the white). The other horse with restored breaks to the legs, blanket, neck, hips, and torso, and one of the ears off.


一馬,腿有裂經修,近耳處鬃毛有缺損,彩經潤飾(尤其白色部分)。另一馬,腿、墊、頸、臀及軀幹等處有裂經修,一耳有缺損。


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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.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.


我們很高興為您提供上述拍品狀況報告。由於敝公司非專業修復人員,在此敦促您徵詢其他專業修復人員,以獲得更詳盡、專業之報告。


準買家應該檢查每件拍品以確認其狀況,蘇富比所作的任何陳述均為主觀看法而非事實陳述。雖然本狀況報告或有針對某拍品之討論,但所有拍賣品均根據印於圖錄內之業務規則以拍賣時狀況出售。

Yamanaka & Company, Osaka, 1936.

Collection of Brigadier General William Cary (1891-1978) and Lois (1896-1988) Crane, and thence by descent.


來源

山中商會,大阪,1936年

William Cary Crane 准將 (1891-1978) 及 Lois Crane (1896-1988) 伉儷收藏,此後家族傳承

Brigadier General Crane was a decorated veteran who, among other distinguished positions, served as the military attaché to the U.S. Ambassador in Japan in the 1930s, and became the Chief of Staff of the Southern Defense Command in 1942.