A large Chinese sancai equestrian-form roof-tile. Ming Dynasty
The celestial warrior shown wearing long, loose-fitting green-glazed robes, is seated astride a yellow-glazed caparisoned horse, its mane and tail splashed with brown-glaze.
- China (probably Shanxi Province)
- Period :
- Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
- H. 17.32 in. ; base : 9.44/4.72 in.
- Reference :
For similar pieces, see Jessica Harrison-Hall, Catalogue of Late Yuan and Ming Ceramics in the British Museum, 2001, pp. 534/535.