Tomb figure

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Historical period(s)
Song dynasty, 960-1279
Medium
Earthenware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 16.5 x 5.4 x 5.4 cm (6 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 2 1/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Waverley H. Harmon and dedicated in honor of her son-in-law John Franklin Jameson II
Accession Number
FSC-P-3937
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Type

Tomb figure: human

Keywords
China, earthenware, Song dynasty (960 - 1279), tomb
Provenance

From 1930s to ?
Mrs. Waverly H. Harmon, acquired in the 1930s in China. [1]

From 1992
Freer Gallery of Art, bequest of Mrs. Waverly H. Harmon, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] According to information provided by Mr. John Jameson, the son-in-law of Mrs. Waverly H. Harmon, the object was collected while she lived in China in the 1930’s. See Curatorial Remark 3 in the object record. Mrs. Waverly H. Harmon’s life dates are not known.

[2] See object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. Waverley H. Harmon

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

Copyright with museum