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Figure

  • Place of origin:

    Bihar (discovered)

  • Date:

    1300-1499 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Fired terracotta

  • Museum number:

    IS.98-1951

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 16, shelf 1

Physical description

Greyish brown terracotta horse. Standing animal, stylised in treatment with wide open mouth. The hollow body and legs apparently turned separately on a potter's wheel; saddle and trappings applied.

Place of Origin

Bihar (discovered)

Date

1300-1499 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Fired terracotta

Dimensions

Height: 12.25 in, Length: 13 in, Width: 5.75 in

Object history note

Dug up in a temple enclosure at Benisgar, South Bihar
Bought from the D.H. Gordon collection.

Descriptive line

horse; Sculpture, terracotta

Production Note

Benisgar, South Bihar

Materials

Terracotta

Techniques

Firing

Categories

Ceramics; Ceremonial objects

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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