A stylized form of pottery horse common in China during the Tang Dynasty. Tang horses are marked by wide bodies, broad necks, manicured manes, very thin legs, naturalistic poses, and remarkably expressive facial characteristics. They were usually made of terracotta and colored with a combination of green, red, orange, and white glazes. The horses are most commonly found in tombs. Tang horses are highly valued among modern collectors because they are so distinctive and are considered very beautiful, but buyers must beware because forgeries are very common.

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