Elephant-shaped stand

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Historical period(s)
Northern Song dynasty or Liao dynasty, 10th-11th century
Medium
Stoneware with white slip and copper-green lead-silica glaze
Style
Cizhou ware
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 9.4 x 12.5 x 8 cm (3 11/16 x 4 15/16 x 3 1/8 in)
Geography
China, Hebei province, Cizhou county, Guantai kilns
Credit Line
The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Paul Singer collection
Accession Number
RLS1997.48.1119
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Type

Figure: elephant

Keywords
China, Cizhou ware, elephant, lamp, Liao dynasty (907 - 1125), Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127), Paul Singer collection, Samantabhadra
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Paul Singer 1904-1997

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

Copyright with museum