12" Medium Tang Horse
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The Art of Chinese ceramics flourished during the Tang Dynasty. One of the major developments of this Dynasty came with the introduction of multicolored, soft glazes for use on ceramics. The most famous Tang Dynasty ceramic pieces include earthenware objects with tricolor glazes in amber, green, and yellow. Ceramic horses were included in the tombs of the Tang Dynasty to ensure that the dead enjoyed the pleasures of life on earth. Chinese literature from that era portrays troupes of great imperial horses that were adorned with elaborate outfits and ate from elegant utensils. This horse measures 12.5" high.