Middlebury College Museum of Art

Robert F. Reiff Gallery of Asian Art

Caparisoned Horse, Chinese, Eastern Wei dynasty, (534–550), polychrome ceramic, 12 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches. Purchase with funds provided by the Friends of Art Acquisition Fund. 2004.015


On view in this gallery is a wide range of East Asian ceramics: Chinese funerary sculpture from the Han (206 B.C.E.–220 C.E.) and Tang (618–906) dynasties, celadons and other wares of the Song dynasty (960–1279), and blue-and-white enameled porcelains of the Ming (1368–1644) and Qing dynasties (1644–1911). Also included in the installations are Japanese tea ceremony wares and Korean celadons.

The gallery is generously funded by Barbara and Robert P. '64 Youngman.