Tang San Cai is a polychrome handicraft with yellow, green, and white as its major tones. It is fired with lead glaze and presents a harmonious complex of varied colors, deep and light. The process is complicated: first, bake the ready mode in kilns until the temperature reaches 1,100oC, then take it out and apply glaze on it; bake it again in kilns at a temperature of about 900°C.
Tang San Cai items that have been unearthed include horses, humans, and even pillows, and camels, of which the pottery camel is one of the best. Its head rises high, as if telling stories about merchant caravans along the Silk Road in the remote past and the prosperity of the Tang Dynasty. Being the gem of ancient Chinese art, Tang San Cai absorbed the advantages of Chinese painting, sculpture and stone carving.
It features fleshy figures, regular and exquisite technics, compact carving traces, and smooth lines, indicating the high-level of the craft reached in the Tang Dynasty. Tang San Cai is mainly divided into pottery tomb-figures and daily commodities.
In Luoyang Tang San Cai was made and antique finish has been more than 100 years and excellent. Up to now, specialized institutions have been set up to study the technics of making Tang San Cai, which has boosted the development of the craft. At present, Luoyang Tang San Cai is exporting to more than 50 countries and regions in the world. Length: 16 inch width : 6 inch height : 14.6 inch. The item "Ancient Chinese Rare Collectable Tang SanCai Blove Glaze Horse Statue" is in sale since Friday, January 6, 2017.This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Figurines & Statues". The seller is "china_ancient" and is located in CN. This item can be shipped worldwide.