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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Porcelain figure of a horse among waves, carrying a scroll. The figure has a white body.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 19thC
  • Materials

  • Ware

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 58 millimetres
    • Width: 94 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published PDF date : Qing 17th centuryRoom 95 label text:

    PDF A432

    Figure of a horse

    This porcelain figure of a horse is modelled among waves carrying a scroll.

    Porcelain with moulded decoration and clear glaze
    Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
    Qing dynasty, AD 1800–1900


  • Location

    On display: G95/dc45/sh3

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Department


  • Registration number


White porcelain figure of horse among waves carrying a scroll.

White porcelain figure of horse among waves carrying a scroll.

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