Lot 5133: A SANCAI-GLAZED FIGURE ON HORSEBACK
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: The foreigner rider with both hands raised as if holding reins, wearing a long green-glazed robe with a sash tied around the waist, the face well-defined with details picked out in pale white, the horse standing four square with head slightly turn left, with pricked ears and bulging eyes, covered with a polished amber glaze, with the head, mane and tail highlighted in creamy-white, the saddle streaked in white, amber and yellow. Tang Dynasty period.
Provenance: Property from a private New York collection, acquired in London in 1960-1970s
Dimensions: Height: 15 3/4 in (40 cm)