large pottery horse, san cai, butterscotch w green sandle


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A beautiful large white butterscotch San Cai horse in high gloss. The Sancai technique dates back to the Tang dynasty (618–907AD). This wonderful piece has all the hallmarks of Tang San Cai terracotta potteries with skillfully applied glaze achieving amazing artistic effect. Horse's vivid expression bring the piece to life. His muscles are well defined. The horse is decorated with a lapis blue saddle with green tassels, harnesses and jeweled bells. Sancai sculptures remain one of the most admired and treasured art forms in the world till this day.

6" d x 19" w x 16.5" h