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Sui Dynasty Soldiers on Caparison Horses

Rare pair of war soldiers wearing tiger head hoods adorned with a red round collar and tiger skin draped over their shoulders on a colorful armor.  The horses dressed with red mane and in full caparison with rosettes, in the shape of capped mushrooms, on their back and knotted tails.  Sui Dynasty (AD581-618).  H. 10.75 (27.3 cm), L. 9 in (23 cm).  Oxford T.L. tested.

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