An Majestic free-standing pottery horse, China, Tang Dynasty, 618-907 AD.
A fine quality Tang horse with the original painted surfaces. The horse with wonderful and realistic dramatic features, it's mane hangs to one side.
The majestic animal is portrayed standing foursquare, head slightly turned. A saddle and saddle blanket are draped elegantly over the back.
This horse comes with the original TL-test from Oxford lab (nr. C97q56), performed all the way back in 1997!
Size: 36 cm. long and 34 cm. tall. Rather massive proporsions.
Condition: Choice for type! Some restoration professionally done, most of the surface ancient and with much original pigments preserved.