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Title

Ceramic: tile

Description

One semi-circular unglazed light tan earthenware tile. Obverse presents moulded motifs in the form of a central tree flanked by two stylised figures mounted on horseback.

Provenance

Gifted to Canterbury Museum by Alley in 1937 during a visit to New Zealand. Acquired by Alley at Qingzhou, Shandong Province. Loaned to the Rewi Alley Chinese Art and Crafts Exhibition, held at the Provincial Council Chambers, Christchurch, in 1956.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

71x121x15mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

E137.46

Usage Rights

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Period

Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-220 A.D.)

Collection

Citation

“Ceramic: tile,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed May 25, 2020, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/264.