Very good condition, see description - 28×33.5×20 cm
|Object:||Mingqi (More lots)|
|Period:||Tang Dynasty (618-907)|
|Region/ Country of origin:||China|
|Title of artwork:||Pottery Figure of a Prancing Horse, Tl test|
|Condition:||Very good condition, see description|
Tang Dynasty (618-907), Chang’an, Shaanxi province, China
Long 33,5 cm., high 28cm.
Fired in antiquity!!! Antique and Genuine item!!!
Our Guarantee: The above item is guarantee to be of the time period and condition as described, has been exported legally and is legal to buy and sell under all international lows to cultural patrimony.
- The result of the thermoluminescence test, is consistent with the dating of the item, Tan dynasty (ca. 1250 years old). Sampling in 3 different points - Back horse, Belly horse, Chin horse.
A fabulous and most impressive pottery 'mingqi' representing a painted grey pottery Buff Figure of a Prancing Horse,
Grey earthenware coated with white slip and remains of black, yellow and red pigment.
This is an exceptional prancing horse, unusual in the complementary fashion the position of the horse head and ears. The horse is standing on a rectangular plinth, and in the same time neighing (extremely rare). Every line of the horse emphasises its dramatic neigh- the neck stretched high and forward. The small, lean-featured head, the thick neck and the belly are typical Tang renderings of an Arabian. Also worthy of note is that the widely separated ears, both twisting backward (only few Tang horses were made like this and could be found in the present market), reveal its spirit.
Provenance: property of a gentleman Mr. W.R. Germany acquired in the 1980s.
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It will be professionally packed and safely send in a wooden crate by FedEx.
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Becker Antiques is one of the most leading reputable antique dealers in the Netherlands. Becker Antiques is a name and place that speaks of excellent antiques and art, incompatible service and worldwide expertise. Founded in 1969 by Jan Simon Becker, Becker Antiques is based in Museum quarter, Amsterdam Oud-Zoud, in a magnificent five-floor townhouse build 1891, at a few minutes from “Rijksmuseum” (National Museum of Art), the Van Gogh Museum and the famous “Royal Concertgebouw”.
Becker Antiques main field covers ceramics – pottery funerary figures (dated from the Han through the Ming dynasties), Buddhist sculptures and other Chinese works of art. Our other sections are Asian works of art – concerns objects from Japan and South East Asian countries including bronze, stone and wooden sculptures, Chinese furniture from the Qing Dynasty and of course occasional other items.
For the last 50 years we have been selling antiques to museums, private collectors and dealers all over the world.
The seller of this lot hereby guarantees that this object was obtained legally. The seller guarantees that he is entitled to ship this object(s). The seller will take care that any necessary permits will be arranged. The seller will inform the buyer about this if this takes more than a few days.
Catawiki disclaimer: This piece has been dated based on a TL test. No other test as an analysis of pigments or radiography scans have been conducted to check the integrity of the piece.
Catawiki member since March 1, 2017, received 92 reviews in total (38 in last 12 months)
|Feedback score:||100% (38 reviews)|
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Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Has received the goods, thank you very much for the delivery of the courier company door-to-door service is very perfect, thank you again for wishing you a happy life
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Just an excellent experience! We picked the article up at their gallery in Amsterdam, the personnel was just friendly, in the shop, a lot of beautiful things, highly recommanded !!!
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.The packaging is very good, mailing quickly, things are perfect!Thanks to the merchant!
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Quite exceptional follow up, with a delivery abroad directly by the Director of the Antiques shop, to secure shipping. Not to mention of course the exquisite artwork. 1350 years old. Mesmerising..
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Great object in excellent state. Vendor was very kind and packed object very carefully. Original TL report was available. To be recommended.
Item arrived quickly in superb condition, very careful and professional packing.
The whole process of buying the item was simple, there was a good range of things, that I liked. Communication was good. The delivery process was easy and the item was very well packed.
Rendez-vous de livraison pris par téléphone pour une remise en direct du fait de la fragilité de l'objet. Malgré le trajet, arrivée à l'heure, avec les documents. Que demander de plus ?
I have purchased 3 Tang items from AsianAfricaArt. All were delivered personally a few days after payment, and the items were as shown and described at the Catawiki auction site.
Excellent seller, professional and responsive. Thank you Anatas!
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