Large Standing Caparisoned Horse

Large Standing Caparisoned Horse. The horse is a masterpiece and very rare regarding its style, details, pigment and period (Eastern Wei 534-550 A.D.).

Extremely Rare Large Standing Caparisoned Horse with Bridle & Blanketed Saddle
Fired in antiquity!!! Antique and Genuine item!!!

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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 yellow, orange, white, black and red pigment.

Eastern Wei dynasty (534-550 A.D.) extremely rare!!!
High 45 cm, Wide 38 cm. Original pigments!

– The results of thermoluminescence tests are consistent with the dating of this object. Eastern Wei (534-550 A.D.) Sampling of 3 different parts – back of the horse, belly of the horse, chin of the horse.

Provenance: very important and old private Dutch collection, Mrs. H. von der G.

Well-modelled standing foursquare on a rectangular base, the slender curved head with crisply flared nostrils and picked ears. The arched neck painted in yellow with a scalloped black border to indicate the mane, the trappings including crisply detailed bridle, chest collar applied with florette – molded tufts, and crouper that continues under the tail, the saddle draped with a long-flared cloth carved with fringe, with traces of white, black, red, brown, green and orange pigment.

– A certificate of authenticity by Becker Antiques (specialist in Chinese pottery since 1969, Amsterdam) will accompany the item.


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