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LOT 0298

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GBP (£) 2,500 - 3,500
EUR (€) 2,950 - 4,130
USD ($) 3,040 - 4,250

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£2,500 (EUR 2,949; USD 3,037) (+bp*)

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LARGE CHINESE TANG LADY ON HORSE
TANG DYNASTY, 618-907 A.D.

A ceramic figure of a horsewoman modelled in the round; the horse in advancing pose with one foreleg raised, copious mane; the female rider with an upright posture, wearing an ankle-length coral-coloured robe with long bell sleeves, scooped shoulder panels and raised collar, hair piled in an elaborate bun; remains of pigment to the hair and footwear, face and other details. 19 1/2 in. (3.4 kg, 49.5 cm).

PROVENANCE:
Ex West Country collection, Bath, Somerset, UK, 1970-2000s.
Accompanied by a positive thermoluminescence analysis report, sample no.C121m34 from Oxford Authentication.
This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate no.11367-189790.

CONDITION