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Title

Ceramic: tile

Description

One unglazed light tan earthenware roof ridge tile surmounted by a stylised horse with an over-sized head. Incised details of horse's mane and saddle and incised wave patterns where horse's legs join base of tile.

Source

Rewi Alley

Provenance

Given by Alley to Owen Jackson (1919-2008) of the Friends' Ambulance Unit in China (1945-1947) in 1946 to present to Canterbury Museum. From ruined temple near Dunhuang. In 1956, loaned to the Rewi Alley Chinese Art and Crafts Exhibition, held at the Provincial Council Chambers, Christchurch.

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Physical Dimensions

225x115x235mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1947.7

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 September 25, 2022, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/839.

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