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PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED SOUTH AMERICAN COLLECTION

A LARGE PAINTED GRAY POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE AND FOREIGN GROOM
TANG DYNASTY
Estimation
40 00060 000
Lot. Vendu 43,750 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED SOUTH AMERICAN COLLECTION

A LARGE PAINTED GRAY POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE AND FOREIGN GROOM
TANG DYNASTY
Estimation
40 00060 000
Lot. Vendu 43,750 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A LARGE PAINTED GRAY POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE AND FOREIGN GROOM
TANG DYNASTY
the horse standing foursquare on a rectangular base, the sculpted head held down with open jaw revealing the teeth, flared nostrils and bulging eyes beneath the pricked ears flanking either side of a groove extending down the powerful arched neck, with removable curled and grooved tail, the foreign attendant, well-modeled firmly standing, wearing a collared short coat tied at the waist, with arms raised and fists clenched as if holding reins, with bulging eyes beneath furrowed brows, detailed with a wispy beard and moustache, all beneath hair tied up under a cloth, the horse and groom with remains of white and black pigment (2)
Height of horse 31 1/4  in., 80 cm; Height of groom 27 in., 68.6 cm
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Provenance

Sotheby's New York, 29th November 1993, lot 204.

Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

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