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Object Number: C190
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Wei Dynasty
Date Made: Wei Dynasty
Early Date: 386
Late Date: 220
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Slip
Technique:Mould Made
Fired
Iconography:Kneeling Woman
Credit Line:The Chinese Expedition, Charles W. Bishop, 1916

Description

Dark wei clay with white slip. Mortuary figure of a kneeling woman. Gritty incrustation of reddish buff clay. Hands folded inside sleeves. Heavy broad collar inside kimona. Crown like headdress flaring at top. Two part mould, front and back.


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