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- Previous Owner(s)
Tonying and Company
Two painted figures of dancers similar in style to this were excavated from a tomb in Luoyang constructed in 701. Part of a group of forty-two ceramic figures in that tomb, the two dancers were placed alongside the coffin platform in the central burial chamber.
- Published References
- Dr. John Alexander Pope, Thomas Lawton, Harold P. Stern. The Freer Gallery of Art. 2 vols., Washington and Tokyo, 1971-1972. cat. 121, p. 178.
- Chang Wanli. Tang san cai you tao (Three-Colour Glaze Pottery of the T'ang Dynasty). 3 vols., Hong Kong. pl. 7.
- Charles Patrick Fitzgerald. The Horizon History of China. New York. p. 102.
- Hai wai i chen (Chinese Art in Overseas Collections). Taipei, 1985. vol. 3, p. 64.
- Oriental Ceramics (Toyo Toji Taikan): The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. pl. 12.
- William Watson. Tang and Liao Ceramics. New York, 1984. fig. 247.
- Collection Area(s)
- Chinese Art
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
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