Chinese Ming Dynasty Terracotta Horse with Rider

AGE: – Ming Dynasty 1368 AD to 1644 AD
CONSTRUCTION: – Terracotta
HEIGHT: – 34cm
WIDTH: – 27cm
WEIGHT: – 2.5 kg.
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This Chinese Ming Dynasty Terracotta Horse with Rider is a tomb object referred to as “Ming qi” or “spirit object”,  made specifically to accompany the body and soul of a deceased person into the afterlife. The head on the rider is removeable, a feature in many of these ming qi objects and the tail has a repair (see image).

The Chinese Ming Dynasty ruled from 1368 AD to 1644 AD., a total of 276 years. It followed the Yuan dynasty and was the last imperial dynasty in China to be ruled by the ethnic Han Chinese.
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Chinese Ming dynasty Terracotta Horse with Rider
Chinese Ming dynasty Terracotta Horse with Rider
Rear view Chinese Ming Dynasty Terracotta Rider on Horse
Side view Ming Dynasty Terracotta Horse with Rider
Base view Ming dynasty Terracotta Horse with Rider
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