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Outstanding pottery "mingqi" representing a Large Glazed Pottery Horse with Saddle.
Red earthenware coated with white slip and remains of yellow, green, dark red, black pigment.
Excellent condition, much of the original pigment remaining.
Height; 35.5 cm. Wide: 33.5 cm.
Excavated from the tomb in Qianxian, Shaanxi province.
- Provenance: AAG (former Glerum) auction house, Amsterdam
Dutch private collection purchased from above.
Fully intact (not broken or repaired). A very nice glazed pottery horse, finely modeled, glazed white body and glazed saddle.
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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.
- Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
- Region/ Country of origin
- Title of artwork
- A Large Glazed Pottery Horse with Saddle, with TL test, H- 35,5 cm., W- 33,5 cm.
- Very good condition, see description
- 35.5×33.5×0 cm