A PAINTED GREY POTTERY FIGURE OF A CAPARISONED HORSE
NORTHERN WEI DYNASTY (386-534)
The horse standing foursquare with head drawn into the chest, the bridal moulded as fine bands studded with bosses adjacent to a loop from which tasselled trappings hang, a hurter peaked adornment between the ears, the chest strap with further bosses, the saddle finely decorated, the flared mudguards with incised tassels at the ends, original pigment. Private collection.
Height: 34 cm / 13½ inch
TL-tested by Oxford Authentication Ltd.