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Tomb Retinue Horse


Artist Unknown (China)


early 8th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G208
Tomb Retinue Horse, Artist Unknown (China)
Tomb Retinue:
: Set of T'ang Tomb Figures Acquired by Art Institute
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Earthenware with polychrome glaze
Size: 20 1/2 x 23 1/2 in. (52.07 x 59.69 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: T'ang dynasty, 8th century
Physical Description: Horse with clipped mane and tail. ca 725 A.D. Glazed pottery tomb figure, one of a pair, on a flat base. The trappings, including double saddle pads and a saddle draped with a knotted cloth, are decorated with Sassanian motifs. Brown glaze with patches of
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 49.1.5
Added to Site: February 28, 2009