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Figure of a horse, upper part only

Figure of a horse, upper part only

  • Place of origin:

    Hebei (or, made)
    Shanxi (or, made)

  • Date:

    About 1910 - 1935 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, painted in unfired colours

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Decoration: Horse

Place of Origin

Hebei (or, made)
Shanxi (or, made)


About 1910 - 1935 (made)


Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, painted in unfired colours


Height: 16.2 cm, Width: 21.3 cm

Object history note

Eumorfopoulos Collection
Notes on significance: Acquired as Han dynasty, reattributed to 20th century by Rose Kerr, 5.1988. Results of thermoluminescence test 127.m.6, carried out 12.3.1970 at Oxford Research Laboratory for Archaeology indicate a date of firing less than 110 years previously

Descriptive line

horse; Cer, China, 20TH CENTURY

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

'Collection Michel Calmann', Musee Guimet (Paris, 1969), pl.2 reproduces a horse from the same moulds, but with legs

Production Note

Hebei or Shanxi, CHINA




East Asia Collection

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