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Name of Object:

Horse and rider

Location:

Turin, Italy

Holding Museum:

MAO Museum of Oriental Art

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Date of Object:

Hegira 6th–7th century / AD 12th–13th century

Museum Inventory Number:

ISv/52

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Frit body; black and cobalt blue decoration under turquoise glaze

Dimensions:

Height 27.5 cm, length 23.5 cm

Period / Dynasty

Seljuq

Provenance:

Iran

Description:

The small statue in full relief represents a rider on horseback and it was a vase or a bottle.

Citation of this web page:

 "Horse and rider" in Explore Islamic Art Collections. Museum With No Frontiers, 2017. http://www.discoverislamicart.org/database_item.php?id=object;EPM;it;Mus21;16;en

MWNF Working Number: IT1 16

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