A painted grey pottery figure of a painted grey pottery figure, Bactrian camel, Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534)

Lot 1444. A rare carved wood figure of a horse, Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)9½ in. (24.1 cm.) long Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realised  USD 6,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2011.

Portrayed standing with head facing forward, the body carved from a single section with separately attached legs, tail and neck, the narrow head carved with sensitive eyes, pricked ears and mouth open in a whinny

Provenance: Sotheby's, New York, 6 December 1989, lot 66

Note: A similar, although much larger (86.4 cm.), Han dynasty wood figure of a prancing horse, was sold in these rooms, 24-25 March 2011, lot 1297

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I & II, 15 September 2011, New York, Rockefeller Plaza