CHINESE SCULPTURE 6TH Horse with saddle and armour. Funerary statuette. Northern Wei 北魏 , 5th-6th CE The Chinese cavalry was created at about that time against the invasions of Mongol horsemen. MA 3917 Musee Guimet, Paris, France
Painted stone standing Buddha with two bodhisattvas H 138 cm, W at base 90 cm Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534 A.D.) From the Qiji Monastery, Qingzhou, Shandong Province Excavated in 1994 Qingzhou Municipal Museum, Qingzhou
Chinese Wei Dynasty (386-535 AD) finely-detailed court attendant. She has a pleasant smile, her held head back, with hair up in two buns. Her right arm hangs at her side, left arm held up with robes draped over.
Northern Wei to Northern Qi dynasties, mid- to late 6th century Earthenware with pigment H. 12 1/4 in. (31.1 cm) This brilliantly modeled gray earthenware figure of a crouching guardian belongs to a class of objects called mingqi (spirit goods), made specifically for burial with the dead. In Chinese archaeological writings, this type of figure is called a zhenmushou and at times identified as a spirit that has the power to keep the spirit of the dead from roaming.