Lot 287. A sancai-glazed pottery horse, Tang Dynasty (618-907). Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.
standing foursquare on a rectangular base with the head raised, ears pricked and held slightly to the left, the body with streaky ochre and cream glazes, the breast, crupper and halter straps in ochre hung with green foliate-shaped plaques, the saddle, saddle blanket, hooves and base unglazed, wood stand. Quantité: 2 - 49.5 cm, 19 1/2 in..
Provenance: Asahi Art Co., Tokyo, 1980.