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Collection Chinese Collection
Catalog Number 2003.6.5
Object Name Statue
Description Chinese sancai glazed earthenware equestrian drummer, Tang Dynasty (618-907 CE). Seated musician in a peaked cape with raised arms as if straking a small drum set behind the saddle. Figure wears a long open-necked robe and head is turned slightly to one side.
Date 618-907 CE
Material earthenware | lead glaze
Dimensions H-16.875 W-5.5 L-15 inches
Credit line Gift of Alan and Simone Hartman
Place of Origin Asia/China
Subjects Horseback riding
Equestrian figure
Sancai ware