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Object Number:80-5-2
Current Location: China & Japan Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Jiangxi
Longhushan
Grave
Period: Song Dynasty
Date Made: Song Dynasty
Early Date: 960
Late Date: 1279
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Technique:Unglazed
Iconography:Guardian Figure
Credit Line:Purchased from the Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, 1980

Description

Figure from a set of twenty seven statuettes from a Daoist tomb in the Longhushan area of Kiangxi Province. It is an unglazed figure of a guardian which is a companion to 80-5-1. The position of the dragon is reversed with it's head (now broken off) held in the left hand.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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