China, Tang painted pottery horse, with expressive head turned back, in an elaborate saddle, traces of red paint can be seen throughout the figure, with expressive, short tale, standing on base. Height 16 in.
A beautifully sculpted Chinese Tang Dynasty pottery sculpture of a horse standing foursquare on a rectangular base. Broad chested and powerful, this horse is of the Ferghana breed (of the northern steps of central Asia) that were prized for their spirit and vitality. White slip glaze