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Mortuary Figurine

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Object Number:C402
Current Location: China & Japan Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Chinese
Buddhist
Provenience: China
Period: Tang Dynasty
Date Made: 8th Century CE
Early Date: 700
Late Date: 799
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Technique:Fired
Glazed
Iconography:Minister?
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1922

Description

Grave figurine of an official. This sancai glazed statue would originally have been part of a much larger set in a tomb. One of a set of three (C401, C402, C403).

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Rotunda (1968) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] 1924. "Chinese Sculpture". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. XV. no. No. 4. pg. 258-287 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 278, plate XIVView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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