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Mortuary House

Object Number:
C356
Current Location:
China Gallery
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Han Dynasty
Date Made:
Han Dynasty
Early Date:
-206
Late Date:
220
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Ceramic
Clay
Technique:
Fired
Glazed
Iconography:
Watch Tower
Birds
Description:
Pottery model of a han house or watch tower. Green glazed. Three stories. Birds on roof.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Yamanaka
Other Number:
GETZ 137   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966)
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Chinese ceramics (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Sep 1987)
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Bibliography:

[Article] White, Jennifer L. 2000. A Masterpiece in Clay: A Han House Model Reflects Traditional Chinese Life. Expedition. 42 (2) : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 1, Fig. 2
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[Article] Jayne, Horace H. F. 1941. The Chinese Collections of The University Museum: A Handbook of the Principal Objects. The University Museum Bulletin. 9 (2-3) : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 61
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[Book] Getz, John. 1916. Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 225 no.137
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