TERRACOTTA DRINKING HORSE
A rare feature of horse in drinking motion, this piece adopts the glossy glaze distinctive of Tang San Cai style. Glaze is skillfully applied achieving high artistic effect. Horse's vivid expression bring the piece to life.
The Sancai technique dates back to the Tang Dynasty (618–907AD). Sancai sculptures remain one of the most admired and treasured art forms till this day.
A beautiful, serene piece.
DIMENSIONS: 17" w x 18" h x 5.5" d
CONDITION: Excellent, 20th Century
CONSTRUCTION: Hand made, hand painted
ORIGIN: Luo Yang