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Mortuary Figurine

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Object Number:C203
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Tang Dynasty
Date Made: Tang Dynasty
Early Date: 618
Late Date: 906
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Paint
Technique:Fired
Painted (uncertain)
Iconography:Lokapala
Height: 15 cm
Width: 17 cm
Credit Line:The Chinese Expedition, Carl W. Bishop, 1916

Description

Mortuary figurine of Lokapala. On a high base. Made of slate gray clay. Traces of pigments--white on face, blue on shoulder, green on arms, and red on lips.

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