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Lot 197. An archaic bronze horse, Han dynasty (206 -220 AD). Length 9 ¼ in., 23.5 cmEstimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 18,900 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.

standing foursquare, the neck held high with the head directed forward with an alert expression including bulging eyes, flaring nostrils, pricked ears, and the lips pulled back, the bound tail lifted energetically, the body hollow-cast, the pale green patina with malachite and azurite inclusions. 

ProvenanceCollection of Arthur M. Sackler (1913-1987).
Christie's New York, 1st December 1994, lot 46.
Chen Chi Collection, Tokyo.
Private Collection.
Christie's New York, 19th September 2006, lot 154.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 17 march 2021