Whistle in the form of a tiger head

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Historical period(s)
Jin dynasty or Yuan dynasty, 13th century
Medium
Stoneware with white slip and iron pigment under clear glaze
Style
Cizhou ware
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 4 x 5 x 5 cm (1 9/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 15/16 in)
Geography
China
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
RLS1997.48.1484
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Musical Instrument
Type

Whistle

Keywords
China, Cizhou ware, Paul Singer collection, Song dynasty (960 - 1279), tiger, Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368)
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