Lot 258. A Green and Yellow-Glazed Pottery Figure of an Equestrian, Tang Dynasty (618-906); 141/8in. (35.9cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 5,875. © Christie's Image Limited
The rider wearing a long green-glazed tunic and unglazed hood with right hand raised to hold reins, the other hidden within the long sleeve, the yellow-glazed horse with hogged mane and pricked ears standing foursquare atop an unglazed base.
Property from the Schloss Collection.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics, Paintings and Works of Art, New York, 21 September 2000