This sculpture features a musician playing a Xun (Chinese ocarina) while riding on a horse. He is a member of the royal band in North Wei Dynasty (A.D.386~A.D.534).
When the emperor having a march, there is a group of grand honor guards walking in the very first line. The vigorous war horse walk in rows, banners and flags flowing in the wind, the great noble guards show the power and elegance of the emperors. Walking in the march, the royal band play various music instruments riding on horses as well; all the players wear colorful robe and feather hats.
Our pottery is made by experienced archaeological repair artists imitating the original pieces. Each piece is handmade and hand-painted using the traditional process and natural ingredients. The clay we use is from the same places as the original pieces. Our hi-end replicas are difficult to separate from the originals even by trained eyes.