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Object Number: 80-5-18
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Lung Hu Shan Area
Period: Song Dynasty
Date Made: Song Dynasty
Early Date: 960
Late Date: 1279
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Iconography:Standing Figure
Taoist
Tortoise
Credit Line:Purchased from the Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, 1980

Description

Unglazed, standing Taoist figure. On his headdress is incised the representation of a constellation. Applied to the long gown below the knees is a tortoise in full relief.


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