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China, perfect condition.
Outstanding pottery "mingqi" representing a painted pottery model of a caparisoned horse with bridle and blanketed saddle.
Grey earthenware coated with white slip and remains of blue, orange, white, black and red pigment.
Tang Dynasty (618-907)
High 35 cm, Wide 31 cm. Original pigments!
- The results of thermoluminescence tests are consistent with the dating of this object. Tang Dynasty (618-907). Sampling of 3 different parts - back of the horse, rider, chin of the horse.
Provenance: very important and old private Dutch collection, Mr. J.A.W V. , Amsterdam
The spirited horse covered in a white slip and standing foursquare. The rider seated solidly in the saddle with feet stretched forward in the stirrups, her body forward at the waist and dressed in a long blue, white and red tight-fitting tunic above white boots. She is blowing into a mouth-organ (pai xiao) - extremely rear, the softly modelled face detailed in red and black pigment on a white slip beneath the black hair drawn up in a knot.
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Catawiki disclaimer: This piece has been dated based on a TL test. No further tests, such as, an analysis of pigments or radiography scans have been conducted to check the integrity of the piece.
- Tang Dynasty (618-907)
- Regio / land van herkomst
- Titel kunstwerk
- Extremely Rear Painted Pottery Equestrian Musician Palying Pai Xiao, Tl test, H- 35 cm.
- Zeer goede staat, zie beschrijving
- 35×31×15 cm