Very good condition, see description - 35×30×15 cm
|Object:||Mingqi (More lots)|
|Period:||Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534)|
|Region/ Country of origin:||China|
|Title of artwork:||A Painted Gray Pottery Figure of an Equestrian Figure, X-ray CT scan test, TL test, H 35 cm.|
|Condition:||Very good condition, see description|
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Outstanding pottery "mingqi" representing a painted pottery model of a Painted Gray Pottery Figure of an Equestrian Figure.
Grey earthenware coated with black slip and remains of black and red pigment.
Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534),
High 35 cm, Wide 30 cm. Original pigments!
– The result of the thermoluminescence test, is consistent with the dating of the item.
– The result of the CT scan -X-ray test # REF. 191055-S-1, is consistent with the dating of the item.
The caparisoned horse standing foursquare on a rectangular base with its head tiled forward, the rider seated with both hands raised in a position to hold some object, wearing a high headdress with earmuffs and full-sleeved tunic gathered over loose pantaloons, traces of white and burgundy-red pigment.
A similar equestrian figure was excavated from Eastern Wei tomb dated 547 A.D. in Dongchen (Hebei province) and illustrated in Kaoga, 1977, no. 6, p. 394, fig. 4 (3)
The unusual high headdress with ears muffs is said to have been made of silk gauze and is discussed and illustrated by Scholss, Ancient Chinese Ceramics Sculpture, vol. I, p. 155, fig. 74 where he describes it as being made for both the male and female aristocracy.
Dutch private collection P. van der B. Amsterdam.
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Prachtige stukken, mooie kwaliteit en persoonlijk afgeleverd. Top !!
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Magnifique !!! Asianafricanarts est vraiment un vendeur parfait qui propose des objets exceptionnels. Cette grosse dame de la dynastie Tang est un incroyable cadeau de Noël et a déjà trouvé sa place!
Nice doll-good packing.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Has received the goods, thank you very much for the delivery of the courier company door-to-door service is very perfect, thank you again for wishing you a happy life
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Just an excellent experience! We picked the article up at their gallery in Amsterdam, the personnel was just friendly, in the shop, a lot of beautiful things, highly recommanded !!!
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.The packaging is very good, mailing quickly, things are perfect!Thanks to the merchant!
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Quite exceptional follow up, with a delivery abroad directly by the Director of the Antiques shop, to secure shipping. Not to mention of course the exquisite artwork. 1350 years old. Mesmerising..
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Great object in excellent state. Vendor was very kind and packed object very carefully. Original TL report was available. To be recommended.
Item arrived quickly in superb condition, very careful and professional packing.
The whole process of buying the item was simple, there was a good range of things, that I liked. Communication was good. The delivery process was easy and the item was very well packed.
Rendez-vous de livraison pris par téléphone pour une remise en direct du fait de la fragilité de l'objet. Malgré le trajet, arrivée à l'heure, avec les documents. Que demander de plus ?
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