Asian Art

Horse and Rider

1st half of 8th century

Earthenware, three-color lead galze (sancai) and traces of pigment

15 1/4 in. (38.7 cm) other: 13 3/4 in. (34.9 cm)
Gift of Samuel W. Meeks, B.A. 1917
1957.43
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Tang dynasty (618–907)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

C.T. Loo, New York

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 203, no. 409, 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.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 288, ill.

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