Guardian animal

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Historical period(s)
Han dynasty or earlier, 500-600
Medium
Ceramic; modeled, glazed, and fired
Dimensions
H x W x D: 23.5 x 20.5 x 9.6 cm (9 1/4 x 8 1/16 x 3 3/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Long-term loan from the Smithsonian American Art Museum; gift of John Gellatly, 1929.8.341
Collection
Gellatly collection
Accession Number
LTS1985.1.341.1
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Type

Figure: animal

Keywords
animal, China, Gellatly collection, Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Non-exclusive license