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Dublin Core

Title

Ceramic: figure

Description

One ceramic figurine of the bodhisattva Weituo depicted seated with his right hand resting on his upraised right leg. Figure's right hand is moulded into a fist curling around a small hole. Body and base of figure are coated in a pale green celadon glaze exhibiting a brown crackle. Head of figure is glazed brown.

Source

Rewi Alley

Provenance

Part of a collection Alley gave to Canterbury Museum during Museum director Roger Duff's trip to China in 1956.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

75x86x171mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1956.276

Usage Rights

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Period

Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Collection

Citation

“Ceramic: figure,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed September 25, 2022, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/704.