Lot 5136: A SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY HORSE
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Standing foursquare on a base, the head tilted with a combed and cropped straw glaze mane falling to one side with parted fringe and pricked ears, strapped in a bridle with dark brown and green floret trappings on the forehead, nose and flanking the jaw continuing around the neck and resting on the rump, finished with a green painted glaze saddle resting on a mottled amber, green and blue glaze rug on the back. Tang Dynasty period.
Provenance: Property from a private New York collection, acquired in London in 1960-1970s
Dimensions: Height: 14 in (35.6 cm)