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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

Bronze Tang-style Horse Statue, China

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Detail: Bronze composition with gold gilt. Gorgeous engravings on its neck, front shoulder and hind quarters (dragon and phoenix). There is another horse statue that is quite similar (see Item S-2380). There is a slight variation in stance and head tilt.   This item is no longer available.

Bronze Tang-style Horse. Gold Gilt. Engravings. China

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Bronze composition with gold gilt. Gorgeous engravings on its neck, front shoulder and hind quarters (dragon and phoenix). There is another horse listed that is quite similar (see Item S-0203). There is a slight variation in stance and head tilt.

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.

Tri-Color Ceramic Double Mythical Pixiu, China

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Detail:  Styling from mid-empire Tang Dynasty.  From a private home in Jing Zhou.  Circa mid- to late-1900’s.  Playful.

Horse Statue in Bone, China

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Detail:  Tang Dynasty styled carved horse carved from camel bone.  Quite old and rare.  Excellent workmanship.  Some paint/dye is still vibrant.  Wooden stand.  Acquired from a NY antique dealer. Sorry, this item has been sold.  CONTACT US for other horse or bone… Continue reading
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