Location: On Display in the Asia Galleries
From: China | Hebei | Neiqiu County
Curatorial Section: Asian
|Current Location||Asia Galleries - On Display|
|Provenience||China | Hebei | Neiqiu County|
|Date Made||ca. 200 CE|
One of a pair of colossal stone winged lions (C656 and C657). The decorative treatment of the bulging chest on this piece differentiates it as the female of the pair. It has curved lines that run horizontally like jewelry, unlike the male, which has lines that run vertically from the neck down. The female has two horns while the male has only one..
|Credit Line||Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1927|
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