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唐 彩繪泥塑騎馬仕女俑
Horse and Female Rider

Period:
Tang dynasty (618–907)
Date:
7th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Unfired clay with pigment
Dimensions:
H. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm); L. 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm)
Classification:
Tomb Pottery
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.93a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
This painted clay figure likely comes from Astana, Xinjiang, in the far northwest of China. It reflects both the political reach of the Tang empire as it expanded into Central Asia and the influence of the West on the fashions of the time.
Probably from Astana, Xinjiang

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