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A Haniwa model of a horse | Kofun Period, 6th - 7th century

A Haniwa model of a horse | Kofun Period, 6th - 7th century

A Haniwa model of a horse | Kofun Period, 6th - 7th century

A Haniwa model of a horse

Kofun Period, 6th - 7th century


of low-fired reddish clay, the boldly modelled standing horse with a bridle and mane tied in a knot at the forehead, the surface with some reddish pigment

82.5 cm., 32½ in. high

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By repute, Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966).
Private European Collection.
Christie's, London, Asobi: Ingenious Creativity Japanese Works of Art from Antiquity to Contemporary And Ceramics from the Collection of Bernard Leach, 15 October 2013, Lot 4.

The result of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test, no. N113g69, is consistent with the dating of this lot.

For simialr examples of a haniwa horse in the collection of the Tokyo National Museum, reference numbers J-838, J-5769, J-20684, J-21154, J-36736, go to:

https://www.tnm.jp/modules/r_free_page/index.php?id=95&lang=en