Ca. 386-534 AD, A beautiful Chinese Northern Wei Terracotta horse standing on an integral base. The Animal is equipped with modelled harness, saddle and bridle with applied pendants, plume to the mane; hollow to the underside. This piece has been precisely dated having undergone Thermo Luminescence analysis by Ralf Kotalla, an independent German Laboratory. The samples collected date the piece to the period reflected in its style, whilst also showing no modern trace elements. Its TL certificate with full report will also accompany this lot. Size: L:420mm / W:300mm ; 3.9kg Good Condition. Provenance: Property of a W.L.C; previously in a collection formed on the UK/International art market in the 1980s. Unique Interior design solution for your home and office. All Items sold by Pax Romana Auctions come with a professional Certificate of Authenticity.
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.
- Chinois ancien, empire des Wei
- Terre cuite
- Statue de cheval - Testé TL
- 420×300 mm
- Siècle/ Période
- Ca. 386-534 AD