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Mortuary Figurine

Object Number:C421
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Tang Dynasty
Date Made: Tang Dynasty
Early Date: 618
Late Date: 906
Section:Asian
Materials:Paint
Gesso
Ceramic
Glaze
Technique:Fired
Glazed
Iconography:Dancer
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1924

Description

Clay grave figurine of a dancer. C421, C422, C423, C424, C425 are set of two dancers and three musicians.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989) View Objects in Exhibition
The History of Music in China Symposium (22 Nov 2014 - 22 Nov 2014) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 163 Full pageView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Chapman, Jan. 2012. "Moon-gong Figurines From Tang Dynasty China". Arts of Asia. Kowloon. Arts of Asia Publications, Ltd. Vol. 42. no. 2. pg. 134-140 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1924. "Chinese Sculpture". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. XV. no. No. 4. pg. 258-287 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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