A CHINESE STRAW AND AMBER-GLAZED POTTERY EQUESTRIAN AND AMBER-GLAZED POTTERY BOAR
TANG DYNASTY (AD 618-907)
The horse naturalistically modelled standing foursquare on a rectangular base with the head held up and looking slightly to one side, the rider modelled wearing long-sleeved robes, with his head and cap left unglazed, the boar with tail flicked to one side and covered all over with a rich, mottled amber and dark brown glaze
14 in. (35.5 cm.) high (equestrian), 7 ¾ in. (19.6 cm.) long (boar)
Private English collection, assembled in Hong Kong prior to 1996.