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A pottery figure "Female polo player on a jumping horse"


A pottery figure "Female polo player on a jumping horse"

Lot-Nr. 772 |


A pottery figure "Female polo player on a jumping horse" | Result 1.200 €

China, Tang-dynasty (618-907). Ceramic with traces of a former paint and fragments of soil adhesions. Dynamic tense horse with equestrian, depicted in the moment of flight. On perspex stand. 1 leg rest. H. 23 cm, L. 30 cm. - Another example of this rare sculptural depiction can be found in the coll. of the Museum Rietberg, Zuerich. See: Medley, Tang Pottery and Porcelain, London 1981, pl. 41. Also: China Institute, Power and Virtue, The Horse in Chinese Art [Kat.Ausst.], New York 1997, pp. 74-76.

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