Fragmentary figure of a horse modelled in clay on a core of straw and wood and painted brown with white patches on the sides of the neck and quarters and black spots over all (the tail and the rear legs are missing). The saddle is decorated with palmette and rosette motifs, and has two strips of white silk hanging on the sides, which were probably originally holding the stirrups.

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Thing

Made Of
straw, silk, clay, wood
Type of Thing
畫像, Chinese, figure
Subject
mammal
Techniques
modelled, painted

People

Found, Excavated, Collected By
Stein, Marc Aurel

Place

Found In
Astana
In Gallery
G33/Ch/case65, 07 Apr 1993

Time

Acquired In
1928
Made
8thC(mid)
Period/Culture
Tang dynasty

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