large white pottery stallion horse, with blue spots

$650.00
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SKU:
4859
Width:
15.00 (in)
Height:
16.00 (in)
Depth:
5.50 (in)
Shipping:
$55.00 (Fixed Shipping Cost)

A majestic, 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 skilfully applied glaze achieving amazing artistic effect. Horse's vivid expression bring the piece to life. His muscles are well defined. The horse is a blue spot stallion, a type of horse that is reserved for the imperial court according to legend. San Cai sculptures remain one of the most admired and treasured art forms in the world till this day.