A PAINTED GREY POTTERY FIGURE OF A HORSE WITH RIDER,
HAN DYNASTY (206BC-220AD)
The horse with rider has a compact body. The horse hold his head up and to the front with open mouth and nostrils and picked and short thin legs. The saddle on a saddle cloth did not have the high saddle bows, that would appears during the Jin dynasty. The upper body of the rider can be removed as well as the braided tail. The position of the hands shows that he has held something in his hands. On the blue/gray polychrome of the horse are light spots fitted. Private collection.
Height: 49 cm / 19¼ Inch
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