Horse and Rider Artist: Unknown

late 7th–early 8th century

Asian Art

Not on view


Earthenware with three-color (sancai) glaze


H.: 38.7 cm (15 1/4 in.)
L.: 34.9 cm (13 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Samuel W. Meek, B.A. 1917

Accession Number



Tang dynasty (618–907 C.E.)


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C. T. Loo (Ching Tsai Loo, dealer, 1880–1957), New York; sold to Samuel W. Meek (1895–1981), Greenwich, Conn., by 1957; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1957

  • Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 288, ill.
  • Mimi Gardner Gates, The Communion of Scholars: Chinese Art at Yale, exh. cat. (New York: China House Gallery, 1982), 55–56, no. 20, ill.
  • George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 203, no. 409, ill.

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