Mortuary Figurine


Location: On Display in the Asia Galleries

From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Mingqi
Object Number C402
Current Location Asia Galleries - On Display
Culture Chinese | Buddhist
Provenience China
Period Tang Dynasty
Date Made 8th Century CE
Section Asian
Materials Clay
Technique Fired | Glazed
Iconography Minister?

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).

Credit Line Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1922

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