From: Korea | Gyeongju

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 29-25-12
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Korean
Provenience Korea | Gyeongju
Date Made Early 20th Century?
Section Asian
Materials Paper
Technique Rubbing
Iconography Tiger

The tiger from a set of twelve rubbings of the stone reliefs showing the East Asian zodiac animals at the tomb of Kim Yusin, Gyeongju, Korea. The rubbings are accompanied by a hand-written note which reads: "No. 11. Rubbings of reliefs from a King's Tomb near Keishū [i.e. Gyeongju 慶州]. Purchased from the museum at Keishū for 6 yen. (not the King's Tomb near Bukkokuji [i.e. Bulguksa 佛國寺] but a similar one north.)" Two pieces of paper joined together near bottom. Standing figure with tiger head holding object(s) in hands.

Height 87.3 cm
Width 50 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase, 1929
Other Number CG98-1-135E - Found in Collection Number

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