Figure of a lion

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Historical period(s)
Northern Song dynasty or Jin dynasty, 11th-13th century
Medium
Earthenware with traces of white slip and green lead-silicate glaze
Style
Yaozhou ware
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 9.5 x 6 x 2.5 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/8 x 1 in)
Geography
China, Shaanxi province, Yaozhou
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
RLS1997.48.1652
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Type

Figure: lion

Keywords
China, guardian lion, Jin dynasty (1115 - 1234), Northern Song dynasty (960 - 1127), Paul Singer collection, Yaozhou 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