Figure of lion with closed mouth

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Historical period(s)
Possibly Northern Song dynasty, 960-1127
Medium
Earthenware with copper-green and iron-brown lead-silicate glazes
Style
Xiguan ware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 6.2 x 4.7 x 2.7 cm (2 7/16 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/16 in)
Geography
China, Henan, Xiguan 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
RLS1997.48.120
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Type

Figure: lion

Keywords
China, Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127), Paul Singer collection, Xiguan ware
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