Whistle in the form of a bird

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Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, Five Dynasties period, or Northern Song dynasty, 9th-10th century
Medium
Stoneware with clear and iron glazes
Dimensions
H x W x D: 4.3 x 6.4 x 3.8 cm (1 11/16 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 in)
Geography
China, Sichuan province
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
RLS1997.48.1185
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Musical Instrument
Type

Whistle

Keywords
bird, China, Five Dynasties period (907 - 960), Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127), Paul Singer collection, Tang dynasty (618 - 907), water
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