Whistle in the shape of a monkey or monster head

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Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, 9th century
Medium
Porcelain with lead-silicate glazes
Style
Gongxian ware
Dimensions
H x Diam (overall): 3.5 x 4 cm (1 3/8 x 1 9/16 in)
Geography
China, Henan province, Gongxian
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
RLS1997.48.1492
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Type

Whistle

Keywords
China, Gongxian ware, Paul Singer collection, Tang dynasty (618 - 907)
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