Property from Various Owners
Two straw glazed pottery equestrian figures
Sui/early Tang dynasty
Each supported by horses with elongated limbs, stylized arched necks and heads; one a thin female with a disproportionately small head and shoulders attired in a flowing robes, the other a male with intense expression and spindly arms; the surfaces bearing traces of degraded clear glaze and earthen adhesions (repaired); now supported by large composition plinths of modern manufacture.
14 1/4 and 13 1/4in (36 and 33.5cm) heights exclusive of modern stands