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Dublin Core

Title

Ceramic: model

Description

One earthenware model of a granary in the form of an elongated tapered pillbox sitting on three stubby feet and surmounted by the remains of a flared roof. Sides of object exhibit remains of green-grey glaze. One side presents a vertical slot.

Source

Rewi Alley

Provenance

Given by Alley to Owen Jackson (1919-?) of Friends' Ambulance Unit in China (1945-1947) in 1946 to present to Canterbury Museum. Discovered in a tomb at Wuwei, Gansu. In 1956, loaned to the Rewi Alley Chinese Art and Crafts Exhibition, held at the Provincial Council Chambers, Christchurch.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

115x106x224mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1947.8

Usage Rights

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Period

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

Collection

Citation

“Ceramic: model,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed September 25, 2022, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/669.