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LOT 0341

Estimate
GBP (£) 3,000 - 4,000
EUR (€) 3,500 - 4,670
USD ($) 3,870 - 5,160

Opening Bid
£2,700 (EUR 3,150; USD 3,482) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Chinese Tang Horse and Rider Figurine

Tang Dynasty, 618-906 AD

A finely modelled hollow-formed ceramic figurine of a horse and rider; the horse standing on a rectangular base with neck bent and head turned, its ears pricked and mouth open, painted bridle and harness detailing in red, moulded saddle; the male rider wearing a riding jacket with tight sleeves and riding boots, riding cap to the head, hands raised to the waist to hold the reins. 5.8 kg, 52cm (20 1/2"). Fine condition, repaired.

Provenance
From a private UK collection; formerly in the Cheuk family collection, Hong Kong, 1990s; accompanied by a thermoluminescence test certificate issued by Laboratory Kotalla of Germany, report number 03CM260619.


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The May Fair Hotel London
Stratton Street
Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

Viewing from noon Monday 25th November 2019
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