Rare Song Dynasty Tomb Panel Tile . Flying Horse. Terracotta / Clay. Houma City. Shan Xi Province. China.
Tomb panel were common in many dynasties. In the Song Dynasty (960 – 1279 AD) these panels could be of two types: a wood panel craved in the tomb itself OR a stone panel that lined the walls or panels within the tomb.
This one is in terracotta or stone or clay. It was unearthed near Houma city in the southern part of the Shanxi Province.
The Jun Gu (Gansu) noble horse is shown on the surface representing the “flying like the wind” horse from the Han Dynasty.
A rare fine for the Serious Collector of relics from this Dynasty. Stand not included.