Haniwa female figure

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Historical period(s)
Kofun (Tumulus) period, 5th-6th century
Medium
Unglazed earthenware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 37.4 x 19.9 x 17.9 cm (14 3/4 x 7 13/16 x 7 1/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Eastern Kanto region
Credit Line
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution
Accession Number
S1986.518
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Type

Haniwa

Keywords
earthenware, Japan, Kofun (Tumulus) Period (250 - 552 CE), woman, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1966
Joseph H. Hirshhorn (1899-1981). [1]

From 1966 to 1986
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn. [2]

From 1986
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, transferred from Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. [3]

Notes:

[1] See document from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, object file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

[3] See note 1. See also object file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Joseph H. Hirshhorn

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum