Chinese antiquities of the Tang Dynasty (618 - 906AD)
 

2011053
A Tang dynasty, squat vase with mainly white glaze, 22cm high.

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2011052
A Tang dynasty vase with pale celadon glaze, 23cm high.

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2011051
A Tang dynasty vase with pale celadon glaze with green inclusions,
24cm high.

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2011050
A Tang dynasty vase with pale celadon glaze which extends beyond the shoulder, 27cm high.

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2011049
A Tang dynasty vase with pale celadon glaze which extends beyond the shoulder, 29cm high.

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2011048
A Tang dynasty vase with pale celadon glaze which stops short of the shoulder, 30cm high.


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2011045
A very fine statue of a decorated horse, Northern Qi dynasty. The animal is decorated with conch shells and hollow bronze fittings and the saddle sits atop a stiff board which, when viewed from the front, resembles a pair of wings. 38cm high and 30cm long.

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2011044
A very fine statue of a fully decorated, walking horse, Northern Qi dynasty. The animal wears conch shells around it's neck. Attached to these are real bronze bells. The rump is decorated with hollow bronze attachments and the saddle sits on a stiff board which, when viewed from the front, resembles a pair of wings. 45cm high and 34cm long.

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2011043
A female polo player astride a galloping Ferghana horse. The lady wears a tunic which buttons at the front and a "fan" hairstyle, a favourite of the period. The potter has clearly intended to show that the horse has the remains of piebald markings. When introduced into China about 100BC, the Ferghana was completely spotted but, after careful breeding, the spots were almost bred out of the breed by the end of the Tang dynasty. 30cm long and 34cm high, Tang dynasty.

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2011041
A rare, large statue of a court lady with exposed hands. She wears
long robes which flow down to reveal one slipper surmounted with a flower, 52cm Tang dynasty.

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2011040
A very well detailed ox and cart, early Tang dynasty. The animal stands foursquare on a rectangular base and the integral cart painted in white and black, the wheels decorated with flower petals. 34cm long and 24cm high.


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2011039
A fine statue of a court lady with exposed hands and classic
hairstyle, 40cm high, Tang dynasty.

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2011033
A fine bronze mirror decorated with the meander pattern, archaic symbols and seated buddha's, 13cm in diameter, Tang dynasty.



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2011032
A very fine "lion and grape" bronze mirror. Other decoration
includes birds, dragonflies and plants. 13cm in diameter and 1.5cm thick, Tang dynasty.

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2011028
A very rare, complete set of Zodiac figures, Tang dynasty.

Each figure is modelled in the form of a kneeling person with long robes but the heads are of the twelve animals of the Chinese Zodiac, 13cm high.

Each person can discover their Zodiac animal by their year of birth as below

The Year Of The Rat
1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996
The Year of the Ox
1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997
The Year Of The Tiger
1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998
The Year Of The Rabbit
1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999
The Year of the Dragon
1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000
The Year of The Snake
1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001
The Year Of The Horse
1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002
The Year Of The Ram
1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003
The Year Of The Monkey
1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004
The Year Of The Rooster
1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005
The Year of the Dog
1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006
The Year of the Pig
1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007

For a similar, glazed example in the Hubei Museum click here

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2011019
A statue of a court lady, 37.5cm high.

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2011018
A very rare statue of a caparisoned horse, Northern Qi dynasty 30 cm high and 32 cm long.

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2011016
A very rare, walking camel, Tang dyansty. The braying animal is shown in full stride. 80cm high and 66cm L.

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2011015
A rare tang lady on horse with a monkey passenger. 40 cm high and
35 cm long.

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2011010
A set of six geese in various positions all on custom made stands.
Very good detail. 7cm high.

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2011008
A lady on horse, wearing a green tunic and orange trousers. Her hair is in the "wild bird"style. The horse stands foursquare on a rectangular base with it's head turned to the left.
34cm high and 28cm wide.

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2011007
A lady on horse, wearing a blue/ green tunic and white trousers.
Her hair in the "wild bird style". The horse stands foursquare on a rectangular base with it's head turned to the left.
34cm and 28cm wide.

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2011006
A lady on horse wearing a blue tunic and orange trousers, her hair in the "wild bird"style. The horse stands foursquare on a rectangular base with its head turned to the left.
34cm high and 28cm wide.

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2011005
A rare, early Tang dynasty walking bull with very good detail. 17.5cm high and 28cm long.

Price: 2500
 

2011004
A lady on horse wearing a long orange robe which cover her hands
and yellow trousers. She is looking up and to the right and her hair is
in the "wild bird" style.
The horse stands foursquare on a rectangular base with it's head turned
to the left.
36cm high and 31cm wide.

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2010083
A set of 6 geese, finely detailed. the tallest, 8cm.

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2009020
A set of 5 small, terracotta Buddhist plaques, Liao Dynasty C 1000AD.
Price: 300

2008009
A very fine statue of a wild Ferghana horse, 45 cm high.

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2007020
A superb pair of standing Ferghana horses made during the Tang Dynsty (618-906AD). Both animals standing foursquare on a rectangular base with heads pointing to the left. Height: 39 cm, Width: 37 cm

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2006028
A pair of Tang dynasty attendants, 31 cm high. Both wear long robes and underclothes and both would have held a staff, probably made of wood.
Good examples with much original pigment remaining.

Price: Euro 1200