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Dublin Core

Title

Bronze: sculpture

Description

One bronze figurine in a fabric-covered box. Figure of Central Asian dancer posed on a lotus-bud-shaped pedestal with right arm and right leg raised. Copy of original found near Shandan, Gansu, in the Shandan Rewi Alley Museum. Box fabric is predominantly blue with patterns of houses and trees. Box is lined in red felt. Lid of box embellished with white label presenting a column of six Chinese characters. Lid fastened with white bone toggles and loops of red material.

Provenance

Presented by Liang Guoan at Rewi Alley Centennial Celebrations, Springfield, 1997.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

142x81x44mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

EX1998.93

Usage Rights

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Period

Original from Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Citation

“Bronze: sculpture,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed May 26, 2020, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/266.