08 janvier 2019

A small Chinese silver figure of a horse, 17th-18th century or earlier

2011_NYR_02518_1221_000(a_small_silver_figure_of_a_horse_17th_18th_century_or_earlier)

Lot 1221. A small Chinese silver figure of a horse, 17th-18th century or earlier; 4¼ in. (10.9 cm.) long. Estimate $6,000 - USD 8,000Price Realised $9,375© Christie's Images Ltd 2011

Partially hollow cast standing foursquare with head facing forward and ears pricked, with hair markings scored on the long tail and on the segmented mane that falls on either side of the neck, with a small opening in the belly, some malachite encrustation.

ProvenanceFrank Caro, New York, prior to 1977

Christie's. Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, 24 March 2011, New York, Rockefeller Plaza


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