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Title

Ceramic: figures

Description

Two unglazed burnished earthenware figurines in the form of robed and hooded dancers. One figurine is presented with both arms extended and other with its left arm raised and right arm held behind its back. Robed bodies of both figurines are painted in black pigment; stylised faces of each figurine are painted in red pigment.

Source

Rewi Alley

Physical Dimensions

94x90 mm (l x w)

Museum Ac. No.

C1956.206; C1956.206a, C1956.206b.

Usage Rights

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Period

Warring States Period (475-221B.C.), copy

Collection

Citation

“Ceramic: figures,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed December 12, 2017, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1161.