Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Figure of a Horse

Period:
Tang dynasty (618–907)
Date:
late 7th–first half of the 8th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Earthenware with three-color (sancai) glaze and pigment
Dimensions:
H. 29 3/4 in. (75.6 cm)
Classification:
Tomb Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of Stanley Herzman, in memory of Adele Herzman, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.253.12
Not on view
Stanley Herzman , New York (until 1991; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Selection of Chinese Ceramics from the Adele and Stanley Herzman Collection," June 1, 1990–August 26, 1990.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Anatomy of a Masterpiece: How to Read Chinese Paintings," March 1, 2008–August 10, 2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Celestial Steeds: A Celebration of the Year of the Horse," January 27, 2014–August 3, 2014.

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