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Object Number:80-5-7
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: China
Lung Hu Shan Area
Period: Song Dynasty
Date Made: Song Dynasty
Early Date: 960
Late Date: 1279
Iconography:Taoist Figure
Credit Line:Purchased from the Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, 1980


Unglazed, standing figure of a Taoist. One of eight identical figures from a set of 28. Hands folded across chest, a gap between palms and thumbs allowing for insertion of something, the figure is dressed in a long robe with pointed, long sash in front and buckle with hanging ribbons in back. On headdress is the character 'wang'.

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