2003.173.1 (horse) and 2003.173.2 (equestrian figure)
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2003.173.1
Title
Saddled, Prancing Horse, from the tomb sculpture set: Equestrian Male Figure Positioned to Shoot a Bow and Arrow, and Mounted on a Saddled, Prancing Horse
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
funerary sculpture
Date
1st century BCE
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Han dynasty, Western Han period, 206 BCE-9 CE
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/146432
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Lead-glazed ware: molded, brick-red earthenware with lead-fluxed, hunter-green glaze
Dimensions
31 x 28.5 x 9 cm (12 3/16 x 11 1/4 x 3 9/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Anthony M. Solomon
Accession Year
2003
Object Number
2003.173.1
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Virginia Bower, From Court to Caravan: Chinese Tomb Sculptures from the Collection of Anthony M. Solomon, exh. cat., ed. Robert D. Mowry, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, Mass., 2002), p. 76, cat. no. 4

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