Pair of Earthenware Caparisoned Horses
Pair of Earthenware Caparisoned Horses, China, possibly Tang dynasty, each in a rising pose from a seated position with its forelegs stretching forward and its hind legs folded, painted details (now faded), traces of repaint, mounted on a rectangular wood panel, ht. 7, wd. 12 1/4, dp. 7 in.
Provenance: Parke-Benet Galleries, New York, Sale 2088, Lot 173, February 22, 1962, the payment receipt available.
flaking to painted layers, traces of retouches to forelegs, tail, and part of saddle, and part of head.
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