Lot 1246: Chinese Horse and Groom Statuette Group
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Tang Dynasty, 618-906 AD, or later. A substantial pair of ceramic statuettes comprising: a horse advancing with straight legs, saddle and saddlecloth, painted bridle, harness and crupper, hollow to the underside; a groom in wrap-over riding coat, tunic and trousers with sash to the waist, hands at waist-height; painted in black, maroon, cream, pink and green pigment. 12.2 kg total, horse: 60cm, groom: 46cm (23 1/2, 18"). Private collection, London; acquired in the early 1990s. 
Condition Report: Very fine condition.