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Figure

Figure

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    7th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware with unfired painting

  • Museum number:

    C.114-1913

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 1, shelf 6

Physical description

Figure of a woman on horseback, of lead-glazed earthenware with unfired painting. The woman wears full trousers and a round hat with down-turned brim; the horse is in a standing position. The light buff ware is covered on the upper part with a greenish-grey glaze, showing traces of colour, red on the upper part of the woman's dress and black on the saddle.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

7th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware with unfired painting

Dimensions

Height: 27.9 cm, Width: 21.9 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of a woman on horseback, lead-glazed earthenware with unfired painting, China, Tang dynasty, 7th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Hobson, R.L.The George Eumorfopoulos collection; catalogue of the Chinese, Corean and Persian pottery and porcelain. London: E. Benn, 1925-28, vol. I, pl. 29, No.191

Production Note

Label, 1994

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Horse; Woman

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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