Sculpture in the style of Tang-dynasty tomb figure

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Historical period(s)
Modern period, early 20th century
Medium
Earthenware with paint
Dimensions
H x W x D: 15.1 x 152 x 17.1 cm (5 15/16 x 59 13/16 x 6 3/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1948.7
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Type

Tomb figure: human

Keywords
chicken, China, earthenware, Modern period (1912 - present), mortuary, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Tonying and Company

Label

A scientific (thermoluminescence, or TL) test conducted in 1971 showed that this piece is a modern replica of a Tang dynasty tomb figure.

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum