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LOT 0339

Estimate
GBP (£) 5,000 - 7,000
EUR (€) 5,830 - 8,170
USD ($) 6,450 - 9,030

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£4,050 (EUR 4,725; USD 5,224) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

Chinese Tang Polo Player Pair

Tang Dynasty, 618-906 AD

A dynamic pair of ceramic polo-player figures, each a galloping horse with legs extended and mane flying, painted harness and bridle detailing, bearing a female rider; one in green floral robe with right arm bent before the body and left hand trailing, the other in coral floral robe with right arm bent beside the body; each with a custom-made stand. 12 kg total, 48-49cm with stand (19 -19 1/4"). Fine condition. [2]

Provenance
Ex private London collection, formed 1970; accompanied by two original thermoluminescence test certificates issued by Laboratory Kotalla of Germany, report numbers 03CM160919 and 04CM160919.


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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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