Antiquities, Artemis Gallery Ancient Art, Pre Columbian
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1325835 (stock #111155)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
Far East, China, Tang Dynasty, ca. 618 to 907 CE. Terracotta equestrian figure, depicting a female rider positioned with her arms up as if she is pulling on reins (which may have been made of perishable material). The wears a short jacket belted over a tunic and pants, with her hair pulled up and bunched above her forehead under a cloth tied around her head. The horse is standing three-square, with the right front foot raised and its mouth open...