University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: C421
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Tang Dynasty
Date Made: Tang Dynasty
Early Date: 618
Late Date: 906
Section:Asian
Materials:Paint
Gesso
Ceramic
Glaze
Technique:Fired
Glazed
Iconography:Dancer
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1924

Description

Clay grave figurine of a dancer. C421, C422, C423, C424, C425 are set of two dancers and three musicians.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989)View Objects in Exhibition
The History of Music in China Symposium (22 Nov 2014 - 22 Nov 2014)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 163 Full pageView Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Chapman, Jan. 2012. "Moon-gong Figurines From Tang Dynasty China". Arts of Asia. 42 (2): 134-140.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] 1924. Chinese Sculpture. The Museum Journal. Volume XV (No. 4): 258-287.View Objects cited in this Publication

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