CHINA NORTHERN QI DYNASTY 549-577 AD TERRACOTTA POTTERY CAPARISONED HORSE
CHINA NORTHERN QI DYNASTY 549-577 AD TERRACOTTA POTTERY CAPARISONED HORSE
CHINA NORTHERN QI DYNASTY 549-577 AD TERRACOTTA POTTERY CAPARISONED HORSE
CHINA NORTHERN QI DYNASTY 549-577 AD TERRACOTTA POTTERY CAPARISONED HORSE
CHINA NORTHERN QI DYNASTY 549-577 AD TERRACOTTA POTTERY CAPARISONED HORSE
CHINA NORTHERN QI DYNASTY 549-577 AD TERRACOTTA POTTERY CAPARISONED HORSE
CHINA NORTHERN QI DYNASTY 549-577 AD TERRACOTTA POTTERY CAPARISONED HORSE
CHINA NORTHERN QI DYNASTY 549-577 AD TERRACOTTA POTTERY CAPARISONED HORSE
CHINA NORTHERN QI DYNASTY 549-577 AD TERRACOTTA POTTERY CAPARISONED HORSE
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CHINA NORTHERN QI DYNASTY 549-577 AD TERRACOTTA POTTERY CAPARISONED HORSE

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A EXCEEDINGLY RARE CHINESE POTTERY CAPARISONED HORSE FROM THE NORTHERN QI REGION.

A SCULPTURAL PIECE CREATED DURING THE NORTHERN QI DYNASTY, BETWEEN THE 549 AND 577 AD. THIS HORSE STATUE IS FINELY MODELED OF EARTHENWARE POTTERY, STRIDING ON A TRAPEZOIDAL BASE.

THE ANIMAL HAS A GRACEFULLY ARCHED NECK AND ITS WELL MODELED, THE HEAD IS ADORNED WITH A TASSELS OF PLUMES AND THE BODY IS EMBELLISHED WITH A SADDLE AND INTRICATE HARNESSES. THE TRAPPING AROUND THE CHEST AND RUMP IS ADORNED WITH ELABORATED TASSELS AND THE STRAPS ARE ACCENTED WITH FLORETS AND BOSSES.

THE SURFACE IS TREATED WITH CIRCULARS AND DOTTED PATTERNS. PAINTED FROM RED AND WHITE NATURAL PIGMENTS. 

THE MEASURES OF THIS ANTIQUITY ARE 17 BY 12.5 BY 9.5 BY INCHES.

THIS PIECE IS ACCOMPANIED WITH A CERTIFICATE FOR THERMOLUMINESCENCE (TL TEST) ANALYSIS REPORT, FROM THE OXFORD AUTHENTICATION Ltd, SAMPLE, No: C105c80.

THE THREE (3) SAMPLES WAS TAKEN BY CAROLYN SICKINGER. THE CERTIFICATE WAS SIGN BY DOREEN STONEHAM IN FEBRUARY 24 2005.

ALL THE THREE SAMPLES ARE CONSISTENT WITH THE LAST FIRING PERIOD OF 1000-1600 YEARS AGO. AN IMPECCABLE PIECE OF CHINESE ART, ACQUIRED IN THE 2006 FROM THE MARC RICHARDS GALLERIES IN LOS ANGELES.

IN IMPECCABLE CONDITION.

 INVENTORY REF: P0000RNNN/.1111


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