A pair of painted pottery figures of equestriennes

Each rider wearing a tall hat over a cowl and high waisted tunic, with the left hand of each figure covered by a sleeve and the right hand visible, the horses striding forwards with right legs advanced and with the heads inclined slightly to their right and with parted forelocks.


Private UK collection

Compare with a model of a horse and rider in the Metropolitan Museum, New York, accession no. 51.93a, b.

唐 彩绘陶女士骑马俑一对

Dimensions: Height: 37.3cm, 14 5/8 in.

Date: Tang dynasty (618-906)

Stock No. 1402

Price: On Request