Four Ladies of the Court Playing Polo

Earthenware with traces of slip and pigments | 10 x 12.87 x 5.5in | ca. 650-700

Chinese Artist

Polo was one of a number of leisure activities that entered China from Central Asia along the Silk Road. It was enthusiastically adopted by the Tang imperial family, who established a polo field at the court. Women were keen players and were noted fo...
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