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Object Number: C403
Current Location: China Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Chinese
Buddhist
Provenience: China
Period: Tang Dynasty
Date Made: 8th Century
Early Date: 700
Late Date: 799
Section:Asian
Materials:Ceramic
Clay
Technique:Fired
Glazed
Iconography:Civilian
Minister?
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1922

Description

Grave figurine of an official. Statue would originally have been part of a much larger set in a tomb. One of a set of three (C401, C402, C403). Glazed. Thick lips and pin through hat.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Rotunda (1968)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] 1924. Chinese Sculpture. The Museum Journal. Volume XV (No. 4): 258-287. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 276, plate XIIIView Objects cited in this Publication

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