Incense burner: Possibly made in Henan, China. 1933 (dated). Stoneware, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue. Decoration: Floral designs (sketchily executed) and inscription 'Made in a winter month of the 22nd year of the Chinese Republic, the mountains are clear and the waters are lovely, the mountains are colourful and the water bright'. 'Minguo Sun ji' (Sun and company. Republic) in square raised seal on base. (V) - 'Minguo Sun ji' (Sun and company. Republic) in square raised seal on base
Chinese horse sculptures are a significant and important aspect of Chinese history. First made thousands of years ago when the horse was first domesticated, the beautiful form of this ubiquitous animal has led artists and craftsmen through the ages to create wonderful works of art.