04 octobre 2008

A large Seljuk monochrome pottery Figurine of a horse and rider. Persia, early 13th Century

A large Seljuk monochrome pottery Figurine of a horse and rider. Persia, early 13th Century the horse depicted standing on a platform base depicting a rider on horseback, holding a quiver on one side - 26 cm. high - Estimate: £7,000 - 9,000 Footnote: Figural ceramic sculptures were particulary popular in Persia at this time. Many were made as functional vessels such as ewers, while others on a smaller scale with comical subject matter were probably children's toys. Larger figures such as the present lot were made as... [Lire la suite]