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Dublin Core

Title

Ceramic: model

Description

One glazed blue-green earthenware model of a well head. Lower part of model comprises box-shaped body with square cross-section and beveled edges tapering slightly to the top. Upper part of model comprises stylised torana with horizontal crossbar and moulded ridged roof.

Source

Rewi Alley

Provenance

Discovered in a tomb in Wuwei, Gansu. Given by Alley to Owen Jackson (1919-2008) of Friends' Ambulance Unit in China (1945-1947) to present to Canterbury Museum. 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

97x98x223mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1947.9

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/670.