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LOT 0297

Estimate
GBP (£) 5,000 - 7,000
EUR (€) 5,980 - 8,370
USD ($) 6,090 - 8,530

Opening Bid
£4,320 (EUR 5,165; USD 5,262) (+bp*)

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CHINESE TANG MOUNTED MUSICIAN
TANG DYNASTY, 618-907 A.D.

A ceramic figurine of a horse and rider on a rectangular base; the horse standing with painted harness, bridle and saddle detailing; the integral rider in loose coat and riding boots, wearing a floppy cap and playing a p'i-p'a (Chinese lute). 15 3/8 in. (2.65 kg, 39 cm high).

PROVENANCE:
Acquired 1990s.
West Country, UK, collection.
Accompanied by a positive original thermoluminescence analysis report no.13CM180321 from Laboratory Kotalla.
This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate no.11366-192805.

CONDITION