Horse with long mane and clipped tail. ca 725 A.D. Glazed pottery tomb figure, one of a pair, on a flat base. The decoration of the trappings is in the Sassanian style. Glaze predominantly a fine cobalt blue which has oxidized on the hind legs to an irridescent silvery-blue. Saddle and top saddle pad unglazed.

Horse, early 8th century

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Details
Title
Horse
Role
Artist
Accession Number
49.1.6
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Horse with long mane and clipped tail. ca 725 A.D. Glazed pottery tomb figure, one of a pair, on a flat base. The decoration of the trappings is in the Sassanian style. Glaze predominantly a fine cobalt blue which has oxidized on the hind legs to an irridescent silvery-blue. Saddle and top saddle pad unglazed.