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Title

Horse

Artist

Artist Unknown (China)

Date

early 8th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G208
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 20 1/4 in. (52.07 x 51.44 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: T'ang dynasty, 8th century
Physical Description: Horse with long mane and clipped tail. ca 725 A.D. Glazed pottery tomb figure, one of a pair, on a flat base. The decoration of the trappings is in the Sassanian style. Glaze predominantly a fine cobalt blue which has oxidized on the hind legs to an irrid
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 49.1.6
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009