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Horse rider

Horse rider

  • Place of origin:

    Dehua (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1690 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Basil Ionides Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.103-1963

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Figure of a European horse rider, porcelain with greyish-white glaze. The rider turns to his right in the saddle and his outstretched right arm holds a sword-hilt, pierced probably for insertion of a metal blade. He wears the characteristic long coat and sash and neckerchief of the end of the 17th century, also a wig and hat with wavy brim. A flask protrudes from the saddle.

Place of Origin

Dehua (made)

Date

ca. 1690 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, glazed

Dimensions

Height: 31.1 cm, Length: 22.2 cm

Descriptive line

Dehua ware. Figure of a European horse rider, white glazed porcelain; China (Dehua), Qing dynasty, ca. 1690

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

Howard, David Sanctuary. China for the West: Chinese porcelain & other decorative arts for export illustrated from the Mottahedeh Collection. London; New York: Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1978, Vol. 1, p. 96.

Production Note

label

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Equestrians

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Figures & Decorative ceramics

Collection

East Asia Collection

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