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Porcelain Tang Dynasty – Styled Sancai Horse Sculpture.  Ceramic Statue.  China

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    I was thrilled to acquire this mid-sized horse from a Tongchuan kiln (central Shaanxi province) known for quality sancai ceramics.  Made from white clay, coated with a colored glaze and fired at 800 degrees Celsius.   The polychrome effect was obtained by using a manganese and… Continue reading

Tang-Style Sancai Pottery Horse, China

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Detail: Sancai is a technique of intermingling decorative colors and dates back to the Tang Dynasty. This particular horse was made in Luoyang (Henan Province). There is a signature stamp in the pottery. Perfect condition. Age unknown. Sorry, this item as been sold.

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