Asian Art

Equestrian Drummer

7th–8th century

Earthenware with three-color (sancai) glaze

16 x 14 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. (40.6 x 36.2 x 12.1 cm) base: 1 x 8 1/8 x 4 1/2 in. (2.5 x 20.6 x 11.4 cm)
Gift of H. Christopher Luce, B.A. 1972, in honor of Henry R. Luce, B.A. 1920
2009.198.6
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Tang dynasty (618–907)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

China, before 1937; Collection of Henry R. Luce; Estate of Henry Luce III, New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Jock Reynolds, “Director’s Report: July 1, 2009–June 30, 2010,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2010): 12–13, ill.

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