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Dublin Core

Title

Ceramic: figure

Description

One unglazed grey-tan earthenware figure. Figure is moulded in the form of a hollow cylinder truncated at the hip. The arms are raised with the hands pressed to the cheeks and the tongue protruding. Traces of red and brown pigment on eyes nose and tongue.

Source

Rewi Alley

Provenance

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

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

165x86x97mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1956.215

Usage Rights

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Period

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

Collection

Citation

“Ceramic: figure,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed September 25, 2022, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/841.