© Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyya

Name of Object:

Zoomorphic figurine


Kuwait City, Kuwait

Holding Museum:

Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah


Hegira 4th century / AD 10th century

Type of object:

Toy, earthenware, ceramic

Museum Inventory Number:

LNS 1018 C


East Iranian World


Free standing earthenware horse figurine was probably a toy. It's covered with a cream coloured engobe and painted in a brownish black slip under a transparent colourless glaze.

Citation of this web page:

 "Zoomorphic figurine" in Explore Islamic Art Collections , Museum With No Frontiers, 2018. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=objects;EPM;kw;Mus21;36;en&id=sculptures

MWNF Working Number: KW 36