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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1369984 (stock #MA786)
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Chinese Tang Dynasty Sancai Glazed Wine Cup with Oxford TL Test

This small cup was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 – 906). It is made from a white pottery and has been attractively coated in sancai (three-colour) glazes of green, white and a golden-brown. The glazes cover the inner surface but fall short of the base on the outer surface, as is usual with such Tang glazed items. In places on the surface is a silvery iridescence, a result of exposure to moisture during its long burial. ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1369981 (stock #MA789)
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£250.00
Chinese Tang Dynasty Pottery Lady with Oxford TL Test

This pottery figure of a female courtier was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 – 906). She wears long-sleeved robes; note also the hairstyle. It is quite “heavily-potted” made from a buff-coloured earthenware that has been “cold painted” in black and white pigments, some traces of which still remain on the surface.

Height 26.75 cm (10.5 inches). There is some surface wear and a chip to the base but there is no sign of res...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1364630 (stock #MA407)
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£1,650.00
Fine Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse & Female Rider with Oxford TL Test

This attractive model of a horse & female rider was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a relatively highly-fired orange-brown pottery that has been cold-painted in various coloured pigments, very good traces of which still remain. Note the long sleeves and hairstyle of the lady rider. The horse stands alert with its head turned a little to its left with an almost quizzical look !

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1364629 (stock #M7425)
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£950.00
Rare Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse & Rider with Oxford TL Test

This very rare pottery model of a horse & rider was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). The body of the horse, complete with the rider, has been made in a two-piece mould. the join running along the horse's neck and back and the sides of the rider. Note the detail of the rider, his clothing and his hands. Note also the sturdy legs of the horse and the way the tail joins the cut-out base to give extra strengt...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1364627 (stock #M9064)
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£1,750.00
Tall Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse & Female Rider with Oxford TL Test

This attractive model of a horse & female rider was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a pink-coloured pottery that has been cold-painted in various coloured pigments, traces of which still remain. Note the long sleeves and hairstyle of the lady rider.

This is larger than the majority of known Tang horse and riders with a height of 40 cm (15.75 inches). Condition is exceptional with...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1358890 (stock #MA601)
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Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Sheep (AD 618 - 906)

This pottery model of a sheep, or ram, was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It has been made in a two-piece mould from a relatively high-fired grey pottery. On the surface are traces of its original "cold painted" creamy-white pigment. It is in good condition; there is some surface wear but there is no sign of any restoration or repair. Length 13.5 cm (5.5 inches).

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1358889 (stock #MA600)
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Small Chinese Tang Dynasty Pottery Pig / Boar (AD 618 - 906)

This pottery model of a pig, or boar, was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is quite "heavily-potted" and has been made in a two-piece mould, the join visible along its spine. It is in good condition. Length 11 cm (4.33 inches).

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1356013 (stock #MA570)
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£320.00
Fine Chinese Tang Dynasty Glazed Pottery Figure

This pottery figure was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is "heavily-potted" and made from a relatively highly-fired creamy-white pottery. The visible joins at each side show it was made in a two-piece mould. The body is coated in very finely-crackled dark yellow glaze. The head remains unglazed and there are traces of the original "cold painted" red and black pigments. The figure stands upright with hands held together across it...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1356011 (stock #MA571)
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Fine Chinese Sui / Tang Dynasty Straw-Glazed Pottery Figure

This pottery figure was made during the Sui Dynasty (AD 581 - 906), or possible the early part of the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is quite "heavily-potted" and made from a relatively highly-fired creamy-white pottery. The figure is coated in very finely-crackled straw-coloured glaze. The glaze is quite thin, especially to the back of the figure. The figure stands alert with hands held together beneath a flowing robe. Note the fi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1356010 (stock #MA572)
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Chinese Sui / Tang Dynasty Straw-Glazed Pottery Figure

This pottery figure was made during the Sui Dynasty (AD 581 - 906), or possible the early part of the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is quite "heavily-potted" and made from a relatively highly-fired pale pink coloured pottery. The facial features and clothing suggest this figure is that of a foreign groom. The upper body and head is coated in a straw-coloured glaze, much of which has degraded and flaked from the surface. In places are t...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1353689 (stock #MA412)
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Fine Chinese Tang Dynasty Glazed Stoneware Jar (AD 618 - 906)

This attractively-shaped stoneware jar was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is "heavily-potted" and has two sturdy loop handles on opposing sides at the shoulder. The thick dark-brown glaze, with a hint of green to it, covers the upper body leaving the lower body and flat base unglazed. The inner surface is also glazed.

Height 14.5 cm (5.75 inches). This jar is in fine condition and has no repair or restoration....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1353543 (stock #M8950)
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LARGE Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Camel with TL Test

This exceptionally large and impressive pottery model of a camel was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been "cold painted" in various different coloured pigments. The camel stands upright and alert with its head raised a little. 

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1353542 (stock #M8958)
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TALL Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Guardian Figure with Oxford TL Test

This very tall and impressive guardian figure was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been "cold painted" in a base coat of white pigment on top of which have been applied various other coloured pigments. He stands upright and alert with one hand on his hip, the other arm half-raised with the fist clenched. Note the detail of his clothing, the headgear, and ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1353532 (stock #M7665)
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£550.00
Tall Chinese Northern Wei Dynasty Painted Pottery Warrior with Shield

This fine pottery figure was made during the Northern Wei Dynasty (AD 386 - 534). The head and body have been made separately, and it represents a warrior clad in armour and holding a shield. In its right hand would originally have been placed a miniature weapon, probably made of wood, now long since rotted away and lost. Note the attention to detail, especially to the face. Very good traces of the various coloured pigment...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1351417 (stock #MA484)
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£250.00
Small Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Ox

This small and attractive pottery model of an ox was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is quite "heavily-potted" and made from a reddish pottery, the body having been made in a two-part mould with the legs and tail luted to the body. It has been "cold painted" in a base coat of white pigment on top of which have been applied yellow and red pigments. Length 14 cm (5.5 inches), height 13 cm (5 inches). 

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1351416 (stock #MA483)
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Small Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Ox

This small and attractive pottery model of an ox was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is quite "heavily-potted" and made from a reddish pottery, the body having been made in a two-part mould with the legs and tail luted to the body. It has been "cold painted" in a base coat of white pigment on top of which have been applied reddish-brown and red pigments. Length 14 cm (5.5 inches), height 13 cm (5 inches). 

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1351415 (stock #MA482)
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£220.00
Small Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Ox

This small and attractive pottery model of an ox was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is quite "heavily-potted" and made from a reddish pottery, the body having been made in a two-part mould with the legs and tail luted to the body. It has been "cold painted" in a base coat of white pigment on top of which has been applied a pale yellow pigment. Length 14 cm (5.5 inches), height 13 cm (5 inches). 

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1351411 (stock #MA480)
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Chinese Tang Dynasty Small Painted Pottery Camel (AD 618 - 906)

This very attractive pottery model of a camel was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a reddish-brown pottery. The body is quite "heavily-potted" and has been made in a two-part mould with the legs, neck and tail luted to the body. It is has been "cold painted" in various coloured pigments. The camel stands upright and alert with its head raised. Height 19 cm (7.5 inches).

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1351407 (stock #MA478)
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Rare Chinese Tang Dynasty Small Painted Pottery Sheep

This rare and unusual small pottery model of a sheep was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a pale brown pottery that has been cold-painted with a creamy-white pigment. Height 10 cm, length 10.5 cm.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1351406 (stock #MA474)
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Rare Chinese Tang Dynasty Small Pottery Pig / Boar

This rare and unusual small pottery model of a pig, or boar, was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a pale brown pottery in a two-piece mould, each piece having been luted together along its back. Height & length approximately 10 cm (4 inches). There is an old chip to one side of the ridge above its head.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1351402 (stock #MA475)
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Rare Chinese Tang Dynasty Small Pottery Pig / Boar

This rare and unusual small pottery model of a pig, or boar, was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a pale brown pottery in a two-piece mould, each piece having been luted together along its back. Height & length approximately 10 cm (4 inches).

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1351364 (stock #M0061)
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£1,500.00
Tall Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Foreigner Figure

This fine pottery model of a foreign groom was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been cold-painted in a base coat of white pigment on top of which are orange, black, red and pink pigments. The figure stands with right arm raised and head turned to its right; note especially the details of the face.

Height 39.5 cm (15.5 inches). Although some degree of repair should not b...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1345804 (stock #MA075)
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Rare Chinese Tang Dynasty Pottery Dog with Oxford TL Test

This very rare and unusual pottery model of a dog (we assume) was made during the early part of the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906) or possibly as early as the Six Dynasties period (AD 220 - 589). Although bearing its teeth, it looks more friendly and comical than ferocious ! It is made from a grey pottery and is quite "heavily-potted". There are remains on the surface that seem to be of a black pigment. 

Length 20.5 cm (8 inches), h...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1344502 (stock #MA327)
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Chinese Tang Dynasty Glazed Stoneware Ewer (AD 618 - 906)

This attractively-shaped ewer was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906), most likely at one of the kilns in Henan province. It is "heavily-potted" with sturdy loop handles and a short spout. The upper two-thirds of the body has been coated in a pale slip over which has been applied the yellow glaze. There are thin decorative bands around the shoulder and, although not immediately obvious, the upper surface has also been decorate...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1343189 (stock #MA318)
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Chinese Song Dynasty Glazed Pottery Ewer (Guangdong)

This pottery ewer was made during the 10th - 12th century, most likely at one of the kilns in Guangdong province where a variety of wares were made for export to south-east Asia; indeed this ewer is reported to have been excavated from present-day Cambodia. It is quite "heavily-potted" and made from a pale creamy-brown brown pottery. The inner and outer surfaces have been coated in a thin olive-green glaze that has flaked from the surface ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1342571 (stock #MA241)
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Rare Chinese Six Dynasties Aquatic Mythical Creature (AD 220 - 589)

This very interesting and rare pottery model of a mythical creature was made during the Six Dynasties period (AD 220 - 589). It is heavily-potted and has been "cold painted" with a base of white pigment with some details picked out in black. The creature has the tail of a fish and mammalian front legs and head. 

Length 23 cm (9 inches). Overall condition is very good although it is clear that one leg has been broken and...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1342570 (stock #MA240)
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Rare Chinese Six Dynasties "Fish Lady" (AD 220 - 589)

This very interesting and rare pottery model of a mythical creature with the tail of a fish and a female human head was made during the Six Dynasties period (AD 220 - 589). It is heavily-potted and has been "cold painted" with a base of white pigment with the details of the face and head picked out in black and red. Note the detail of the facial features. 

Length 30.5 cm (12 inches). 

Various mythical creatures, some with human ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1342567 (stock #MA239)
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Rare Chinese Six Dynasties Fuxi & Nuwa (AD 220 - 589)

This very interesting and rare pottery figure of Fuxi and Nuwa was made during the Six Dynasties period (AD 220 - 589). It is solid pottery and takes the from of a two-headed snake. Note the detail of the facial features. It has been "cold painted" with a base of white pigment with traces pale yellow stripes and the facial features picked out in black and red.

Fuxi and Nuwa are, according to Chinese legend, the ancestors of human bein...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1342564 (stock #M8784)
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£350.00
Rare Chinese Six Dynasties Painted Pottery Mythical Creature

This very rare pottery model of a mythical creature was made during the Six Dynasties period (AD 220 - 589). It is "heavily-potted" and made from a relatively highly-fired grey pottery that has been "cold painted" in a creamy-white pigment with details picked out in red and orange pigments.

Length 19.5 cm (7.5 inches). Fine condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1342562 (stock #M8783)
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Rare Chinese Six Dynasties Painted Pottery Mythical Creature

This very rare pottery model of a mythical creature was made during the Six Dynasties period (AD 220 - 589). It is "heavily-potted" and made from a relatively highly-fired grey pottery that has been "cold painted" in a creamy-white pigment. 

Length 19.5 cm (7.5 inches). Fine condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339816 (stock #MA249)
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Chinese Tang Dynasty White Pottery Saddled Horse with Oxford TL Test (AD 618 - 906)

This pottery model of a horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is relatively highly-fired and made from a creamy-white pottery, as opposed to the more "common" red pottery. The horse stands with its mouth open and head turned to its left. Note also the detail of the saddle and blanket on its back. It has been "cold painted" in black and white pigments, traces of which can still be seen. It ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339815 (stock #M7424)
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£750.00
Rare Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse & Rider

This very rare and unusual pottery model of a horse & rider was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). The body of the horse, complete with the rider, has been made in a two-piece mould. the join running along the horse's neck and back and the sides of the rider. Note the detail of the rider, his clothing and his hands. Note also the sturdy legs of the horse and the way the tail joins the cut-out base to give extra strength to the...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1333648 (stock #MA078)
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Large Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Earth Spirit with Oxford TL Test

This large and impressive pottery model of an earth spirit was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a relatively highly-fired orange-brown pottery that has been "cold painted" in a base coat of creamy-white pigment with darker pigments on top. This horned creature stands on an integral base astride a recumbent animal. The purpose of its fists, thrust-out chest, ferocious face and flames emanat...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1333638 (stock #MA076)
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Chinese Early Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Lady

This fine and attractive pottery figure of a lady was made during the early part of the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is "heavily-potted" and made from a grey pottery that has been "cold painted" in various coloured pigments, good traces of which still remain. Note the small firing hole to the flat base. Note particularly the long sleeves of the clothing and the hairstyle.

Height 24 cm (9.5 inches). A nice example in very good condition. ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1333318 (stock #MA091)
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Small Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse / Pony

This small and very attractive pottery model of a horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a relatively highly-fired reddish pottery, the body having been made in a two-part mould with the legs and tail luted to the body. It is has been "cold painted" in various coloured pigments. Note the detail of the horse's mane on its left side. 

Height 18.5 cm (7.25 inches). It is in exceptional condition.

Fo...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1333314 (stock #MA089)
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Small Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Camel

This small and very attractive pottery model of a camel was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a relatively highly-fired reddish pottery, the body having been made in a two-part mould with the legs and tail luted to the body. It is has been "cold painted" in various coloured pigments. 

Height 19.25 cm (7.5 inches). It is in exceptional condition (note that the "crack" to the front of the camel's neck is not actua...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1331621 (stock #MA055)
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Fine Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Saddled Horse (with Oxford TL Test)

This fine pottery model of a horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a pale buff-coloured pottery that is relatively highly-fired. The horse stands alert with mouth open and head turned to its left. On its back is a moulded saddle and blanket. The surface was "cold painted" with pigment after having been fired.

It is a good size with a height of 40 cm (15.75 inches). This horse is...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1328353 (stock #MA025)
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Rare Chinese Tang Dynasty Spun Bronze Bowl (AD 618 - 906)

This rare "spun" bronze bowl was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). Its wall is relatively thin as it was made by the spinning technique as opposed to having been cast (see below for more information). Its form is what some refer to as an alms bowl. It has a particularly smooth surface. In places are "calcified" deposits from long burial including malachite (green) deposits. The pattern of burial deposits to the outer wall s...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1328350 (stock #MA024)
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£350.00
Fine Chinese Tang Dynasty Spun Bronze Bowl (AD 618 - 906)

This rare "spun" bronze bowl was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It was made by the spinning technique as opposed to having been cast (see below for more information). Its form is what some refer to as an alms bowl. It has a particularly smooth surface. In places are "calcified" deposits from long burial including malachite (green) deposits.

Diameter 14 cm (5.5 inches), height 6 cm (2.25 inches). Some surface marks, f...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1313629 (stock #M0804)
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Chinese Northern Wei Dynasty Painted Pottery Figure

This painted pottery figure of a soldier was made during the Northern Wei Dynasty (AD 386 - 534). It is made from a grey pottery that has been "cold painted" with various coloured pigments. In the figure's left hand is a purpose-made hole in which originally would have been placed a miniature weapon or banner, now long since lost, presumably having been made of wood and rotted away. Note the detail to the clothing and head gear.

Heigh...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1313624 (stock #M0808)
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£145.00
Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Figure

This painted pottery figure was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a pale orange-coloured pottery that has been "cold painted" with various coloured pigments. The figure stands alert with both hands held together under a long-sleeved robe. The facial features have been picked out in red and black pigments.

Height 22.5 cm (8.75 inches). Good overall condition with expected surface wear and loss of pigment in places.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1312052 (stock #M0806)
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Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Figure

This attractive pottery figure was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from red pottery that has been cold painted with a base coat of a creamy-white pigment on top of which have been applied other coloured pigments. Note the detail of the clothing and the head gear.

Height 28 cm (11 inches). Some degree of repair must realistically be expected for such ancient and fragile objects and there are signs of repair to the vulnerabl...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1312049 (stock #M0859)
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Large Chinese Tang Dynasty Glazed Stoneware Jar

This fine and attractively-shaped stoneware jar was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). The upper body and inside mouth have been coated in a finely-crackled translucent pale yellowish-green glaze. Although well-made and of a fine form, it seem such jars were not treated so well when stacked in the kiln for firing! They were stacked on top of each other and there are various kiln scars to the rim, body and base where, presumably, other...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1307053 (stock #M0362)
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Large Chinese Tang Dynasty Attendant Painted Pottery Figure with Oxford TL Test

This rare and exceptionally tall pottery figure was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is the male equivalent of the well-known "fat lady" (female courtier) figures. It is made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been "cold panted" in a base coat of white on top of which have been black, pink, and red pigments. He is a particularly elegant looking figure with hands clasped together across his chest...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1304833 (stock #M0288)
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Large Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Saddled Horse with Oxford TL Test

This fine and large model of a horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). The horse stands alert and open-mouthed with its head raised and turned to its left. It is quite "heavily-potted" and made from a relatively low-fired orange-brown pottery that has been "cold painted" with a creamy-white pigment on top of which have been applied black and orange pigments.

It is an impressive size with a height ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1304832 (stock #M0282)
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Fine Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse with Oxford TL Test

This fine model of a horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). The horse stands alert with its head turned to its left. It is particularly well-modelled and made from a relatively low-fired pale brown pottery that has been "cold painted" with a creamy-white pigment, good traces of which still remain. Down its neck is a wide groove, and in its rear end a purpose-made hole, in which originally would have been real...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1304831 (stock #M0777)
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Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Saddled Horse

This attractive pottery model of a saddled horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a relatively low-fired dark reddish-brown pottery that has been "cold painted" with a base coat of white pigment on top of which have been applied black and red pigments. The horse stands upright and alert with its head turned to its left. 

It is a good size with a height of 32 cm (12.6 inches).

It is available to view h...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1303646 (stock #M0738)
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Fine Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Figure with 1986 Oxford TL Test

This rare and interesting pottery figure was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is solid and fairly highly-fired, having a distinct ring to it when tapped. It has been "cold painted" in various coloured pigments, very good amounts of which still remain. Note the details to the facial features, clothing and head gear; this is a figure of a foreign servant or groom.

Height 21.5 cm (8.5 inches). There is...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1303645 (stock #M8494)
Brian Page Antiques
£350.00
Fine Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Figure (AD 618 - 906)

This rare and interesting pottery figure was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is fairly highly-fired, having a distinct ring to it when tapped. It has been "cold painted" in white, red and black pigments, good amounts of which still remain. Note the details to the facial features, clothing and head gear suggesting this is a foreign groom or servant. He stands as if in attendance awaiting instructions! On the surfa...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1303644 (stock #M5026)
Brian Page Antiques
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Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery "Fat Man" Figure

This interesting pottery figure of a male servant or groom was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). Its appearance is rather like a male version of the Tang "Fat lady". It has been made in a two-piece mould with the head luted to the body and the details such as the folds of the clothing individually incised/carved into the soft clay. There are good traces of the original surface pigments. On the surface in places are mineralised ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1292615 (stock #M0623)
Brian Page Antiques
£750.00
Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse & Female Rider (AD 618 - 906)

This attractive pottery model of a horse and female equestrian was made during the early Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). The horse stands upright and alert with its head turned slightly to its left. The female rider is also sitting upright. It is made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been cold-painted in various different coloured pigments.

On the surface in places are heavy mineralised deposits built up during it...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1292612 (stock #M0625)
Brian Page Antiques
£750.00
Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse & Musician Rider (AD 618 - 906)

This attractive pottery model of a horse and rider was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906).The horse stands with its head turned to its left whilst the rider sits upright in the position of playing a drum. It is made from a reddish pottery that has been cold-painted in various coloured pigments. 

Height 30 cm (12 inches). The ancient and fragile object has been professionally restored. It is part of a gr...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1292608 (stock #M0617)
Brian Page Antiques
£450.00
Fine Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Foreigner Groom Figure

This fine pottery model of a foreign groom was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). Note the detail of the clothing, also the hairstyle, beard and facial features. It is made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been coated in a base coat of white pigment with pink, red and black pigments on top. Unlike the majority of Tang Dynasty pottery figures, this figure is solid (as opposed to being hollow) and is quite "heavil...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1292607 (stock #M0618)
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Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Foreigner Groom Figure

This rare pottery model of a foreign groom was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). Note the attention to detail of the clothing, the hairstyle and the facial features. Unlike the majority of Tang Dynasty pottery figures, this figure is solid (as opposed to being hollow). It is made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been coated in a base coat of white pigment with red and black pigments on top to pick out the facial deta...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1263441 (stock #M9050)
Brian Page Antiques
£600.00
Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse and Musician Rider

This rare and interesting pottery model was made during the early part of the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a buff-coloured pottery and is quite "heavily-potted". It has been "cold painted" in a base coat of white pigment on top of which details have been picked out in red and black pigments. The rider represents a musician and has his hand raised to his mouth in the act of holding his instrument, presumably a flute o...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1263439 (stock #M9069)
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Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Saddled Horse (AD 618 - 906)

This pottery model of a saddled horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is of a good size, but fairly "crudely" made, although there is good detail to the head. The body has been made in a two-piece mould and the legs carved. It stands on a thick open-cut base. There is a groove down the neck and a hole in the rear end where originally, we assume ,would have been placed proper horse hair, now, of course, long s...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1263436 (stock #M9057)
Brian Page Antiques
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Chinese Tang Dynasty Horse & "Fat Lady" Rider (AD 618 - 906)

This fine and rare pottery model of a horse and rider was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). Sitting on the horse is a female courtier, often referred to as a "fat lady"; note her clothing and hairstyle. It is made from a dense buff-coloured pottery that has been "cold painted" in various coloured pigments.

Height 31 cm (12.25 inches). The only obvious sign of repair is to the tail that has been broken and re-stuck, ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1263435 (stock #M9063)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,200.00
Chinese Tang Dynasty White Pottery Horse & Rider

This unusual model of a horse & rider was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a creamy-white pottery that has been "cold painted" in various coloured pigments. Note the detail of the overweight rider's clothing and hairstyle.

Height 33.5cm (13 inches). This is a rare and interesting example of Tang Dynasty equestrian pottery sculpture in good presentable condition with signs of the usual and expected repairs to the l...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1263433 (stock #M9067)
Brian Page Antiques
£400.00
Small Chinese Northern Wei Dynasty Painted Pottery Pack Horse (AD 386 - 534)

This rare and unusually small pottery model of a pack horse, or pony, was made during the Northern Wei Dynasty (AD 386 - 534). It is made from a grey pottery that has been "cold painted" with traces of red and white pigments remaining. Note the detail of the saddle bags and pack. Interestingly, on the surface of the back left hoof is a heavy rust deposit suggesting this horse lay alongside an iron object during its lo...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1263431 (stock #M9059)
Brian Page Antiques
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Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse & Female Rider (AD 618 - 906)

This attractive pottery model of a horse and female rider was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been "cold painted" in a base coat of a creamy-white pigment on top of which have been applied other coloured pigments. The horse is very well-proportioned and stands upright with its head turned a little to its left. The lady equestrian sits leaning back in the sadd...