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This object is eligible for a Certificate of BADA Provenance

China
618 to 907

The elegant horse finely modelled shown striding forward with right foreleg raised and head held high, with flared nostrils and mouth open, the docked main sweeping down the neck to the bright ochre fur saddlecloth, the saddle concealed beneath secured by bridle and crupper straps hung with leaf-shaped pendants. 

Provenance
Sotheby’s New York, 1st April 2005, lot 265. 
Formerly in a private American collection 

Literature
Compare a Tang prancing horse from the Shanxi History Museum, illustrated in World of the the Heavenly Khan, National Palace Museum, Taipei, 2002, p.129 left. 

Stock Code   1565

Dimensions   70.00cm high

Open by appointment and at fairs