M3577a/b

Two models of fully trapped horses, each with their head turned to the right, standing with right foreleg bent on a rectangular base, one with white glaze, the other with cream glaze and a moulded flowerhead on the base.

3 1/8 inches, 8 cm high.

Kangxi, circa 1690.

 

  • Formerly in a highly important French private collection.
  • Purchased from Pierre Saqué, 12 Avenue George V, Paris, one with label.
  • A similar horse was included by Marchant in their exhibition of Blanc de Chine, 1994, no. 51, p. 47; another, facing left, was included by Marchant in their exhibition of Blanc de Chine, 2006, no. 60, p. 93; a further example is in the Victoria and Albert Museum, inventory number 3357-1853.
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