Lot 5092: A STONE CARVED GILT SILVER INLAID HORSE
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Supported on a rectangular base, the horse's right foreleg shown raised, back legs bent, head turning slightly to the left, with a long incised mane falling to both sides of the neck, the saddle blanket with gilt edges incised with scrolled decorations, the silver saddle seat drape hanging in pleats, the silver harness embellished with semi-precious gems. Tang Dynasty period.
Provenance: Private Collection, New York City.
Dimensions: Height: 9 1/8 in (23.2 cm) Width: 12 1/4 in (31.1 cm)