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Striding Horse


Artist Unknown (China)



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G207
Striding Horse, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Red earthenware with molded and sculpted decoration under white slip; painted with cold pigments
Size: 23 x 21 x 11 3/4 in. (58.42 x 53.34 x 29.85 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 6th century, Northern Ch'i dynasty
Physical Description: standing brown-spotted white horse with red mane; red bridle; red, white and brown cloth-covered saddle; horse wears chestpiece with shells and decorative trappings on backside; hair on mane between ears pulled into a vertical horn-like tail
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from Joan Wurtele and Louis W. Hill, Jr.
Accession Number: 2004.205.2
Added to Site: March 1, 2009