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Mingqi - Terracotta - Black caparisoned parade horse, with TL test - China - Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534)

Lot reference 30062551
Mingqi - Terracotta -  Black caparisoned parade horse, with TL test - China - Northern Wei Dynasty  (386-534)

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Very good condition, see description - 34.5×0×31 cm

Object: Mingqi (More lots)
Material: Terracotta
Period: Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534)
Region/ Country of origin: China
Attribution: Original
Title of artwork: Black caparisoned parade horse, with TL test
Condition: Very good condition, see description
Dimensions: 34.5×0×31 cm

Outstanding earthenware"mingqi" featuring a standing, caparisoned parade horse.
Northern Wei dynasty (386-534)
Size : 34,5cm H x31cm L
Black pottery covered with black color and well preserved, red and white pigments.
Wonderful condition, no visible damage.
Provenance: Property of a Belgian collection, formed in the late 80's.

FULLY AUTHENTICATED BY RALF KOTALLA LABORATORY, GERMANY, ACCOMPANIED BY A DETAILED TL TEST REPORT IN 3 POINTS (see last picture)

This horse is typical from the Northern Wei style:
Standing four square on stand with slender legs, small head leaning forward, with front mane tied and lifted up as a finial. Also typical, the powerfully arched neck, broad chest, covered mane, undocked tail.
Nicely modeled harnesses embellished with conch shells and bells. The saddle is very much detailed; a twisted red blanket comes atop a white stiff board designed to enhance the importance of the animal.

Horse coming from the central Asian region of Ferghana, which was highly favored by the Chinese imperial court and upper classes for their spirit and vitality.

Important information:
The horse will be safely sent by FEDEX in a secure wooden crate.
It can also be picked up or delivered if the distance is not too far, at the same price indicated for your country.
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.
This piece has been dated based on a TL test. No further tests, such as, an analysis of pigments or radiography scans have been conducted to check the integrity of the piece.

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    Heel erg tevreden met dit mooie produkt ! En zorgzaam, met overleg, goed verpakt verzonden !
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    Ron1948 July 6, 2019

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    Glad you are happy ;=)
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    lot livré dans de très bonnes conditions Joli sujet de grande qualité. Le vendeur prodigue d'excellents conseils !!!!!!
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    eric51480 June 23, 2019

  • wonderful tang lady,
    the packaging was perfect
    serious seller, congratulations !!

    user-f9963d2 June 14, 2019

    Response by seller
    You're welcome ;=)
  • It tooks 14 days to get it !
    But, however I have had received.
    Thanks for all !

    user-037e570 May 27, 2019

    Response by seller
    You're welcome... Taiwan customs take a long time before they clear out things.
  • It is a good quality item, and seller was very nice answered all questions, thanks seller!

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    Excellente coopération avec la vendeuse pour cet achat superbe, arrivé très bien emballé. Avec tous mes remerciements.
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    j'ai bien reçu le masque,il est magnifique et correspond tout a fait a ce que j'attendais,je suis très heureuse de mon achat et je vous remercie de votre gentillesse et de votre sérieux,
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    Home delivery, What a service!!!!!!
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    Very nice item, packaging very good, fast delivery. I am very happy. Thank you very much.
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    Pièce magnifique tout à fait conforme à l annonce et aux photos. Réceptionnée aujourd'hui dans un emballage parfaitement sécurisé. Mille mercis, je suis ravie !
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    Perfect item and perfcet package, nice seller!
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    De Polo Rider is persoonlijk bij mij thuis afgeleverd. Ben er zeer blij mee.
    Dank voor de zorgvuldige behandeling.
    Vriendelijke groet,
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    Harwich December 8, 2018

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Shipping costs

United States $496.35
Austria $330.90
Belgium $33.09
Denmark $330.90
France $220.60
Germany $220.60
Ireland $386.05
Italy $330.90
Luxembourg $110.30
Netherlands $220.60
Norway $330.90
Poland $330.90
Portugal $330.90
Spain $275.75
Sweden $330.90
Switzerland $330.90
United Kingdom $220.60
Rest of Europe $330.90
Anywhere else $496.35

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