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MIA in Detail: Clue 19

Posted on by Minneapolis Institute of Arts

This object displays a remarkable freedom in design and was also a favorite of Frank Lloyd Wright’s. He once used this piece of art to decorate his suite at the Plaza Hotel in New York City.

Can you name this object?

 

Last week’s clue:

This great dust beast, thronging the sprawling markets of cities during the T’ang dynasty, was treasured for its reliability in transporting people and trade merchandise.

Answer: This detail was taken from “Camel, one of a pair” Artist unknown (China) c. 618-907

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