Condition: Excellent condition considering the age of this piece with wear, chipping and losses.
Provenance: Austrian private collection. Acquired from Galerie Zacke before 2005. A copy of the original expertise by Galerie Zacke dated April 2004 is accompanying this lot.
Weight: 1,188 g.
Dimensions: Height 26.8 cm.
The Northern Wei was a foreign dynasty founded by the Tuoba (Tabgach) clan of the Xianbei, an ancient nomadic people. Their rather small horses, like the present figure, were fast and highstamina nomadic animals.