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Horse: OC.1-1937

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Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Finely modelled earthenware horse, with great detail. It stands on all fours, in an alert position. With coloured glazes, bright brown all over, with a green saddle and rug, while the nose and mane are white. Harness with applied mouldings.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Cecil E. Byas

Measurements and weight

Height: 74.9 cm
Length: 80 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1937) by Byas, Cecil E.


T’ang Dynasty (618-906)
Circa 618 - 907

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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.1-1937
Primary reference Number: 138396
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 19 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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