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Pair of Chinese Terracotta Tang Style Horses with Sancai GlazePair of Chinese Terracotta Tang Style Horses with Sancai GlazePair of Chinese Terracotta Tang Style Horses with Sancai GlazePair of Chinese Terracotta Tang Style Horses with Sancai GlazePair of Chinese Terracotta Tang Style Horses with Sancai GlazePair of Chinese Terracotta Tang Style Horses with Sancai GlazePair of Chinese Terracotta Tang Style Horses with Sancai GlazePair of Chinese Terracotta Tang Style Horses with Sancai GlazePair of Chinese Terracotta Tang Style Horses with Sancai GlazePair of Chinese Terracotta Tang Style Horses with Sancai Glaze

A magnificent and large pair of terra-cotta horses, saddled and caparisoned, glazed in the traditional Sancai colors of ochre, green and blue. A variety of auspicious and decorative pottery animals were traditionally made as architectural decorations and these dramatic horses fall into that category. Early 20th century. Good condition, with typical irregularities, craquelure and imperfections, as made. No marks.

H: 17 ½ W: 16 D: 6

ITEM ID
P120-2
COLOR
Blue, Cream, Gold, Green
AGE
Late 19th Century
THEME
Animal, Asian

Mirabelle Antiques

Farrar Woltz
4289 Free Union Rd.
Free Union
VA 22940
Tel: (434) 293-3646
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    Pair of Chinese Terracotta Tang Style Horses with Sancai Glaze

    $1,800