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Lady Riding Pony, tomb figurine
  • China
    active: China
  • Lady Riding Pony, tomb figurine, Sui dynasty (581–618)
  • Where object was made: China
  • terracotta
  • Object Height/Width: 28 x 21.6 cm
    Object Height/Width: 11 x 8 1/2 in
  • Gift of Ms Marie P. Sealy
  • Not on display
  • 1966.0008

Female figure riding astride a pony. She is wearing a tightly fitted hat around her high coiffure. She is also wearing a long-sleeved riding coat over wide breeches, and a wide scarf on her shoulders. The sculpture is coated with a thin, yellowish-gray glaze, with traces of polychromy.