Let’s find the Honest Ox!
Gallery 202 and Gallery 229

Did you Know? The Ox or Bull is dependable, strong and determined. An ox believes in hard work and doesn’t believe in taking shortcuts. How are these sculptures the same? How are they different?

Yellow Ox, Chinese, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Glazed stoneware, 31-143
Detail: Yellow Ox, Chinese, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Glazed stoneware, 31-143

Bullock Cart, Chinese, 7th century C.E. Earthenware with traces of paint and gilding. 66-40