Identification and Creation
Object Number
2003.218.2
Title
Guardian Warrior with Mouth Closed, from the tomb sculpture set: Pair of Standing, Helmeted, Armor-Clad, Bearded Guardian Warriors
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
funerary sculpture
Date
7th cent. - early 8th cent.
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Tang dynasty, 618-907
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/146269
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Molded, gray earthenware with cold-painted pigments and gold leaf over white ground
Dimensions
57.5 x 21.5 x 16.5 cm (22 5/8 x 8 7/16 x 6 1/2 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Anthony M. Solomon
Accession Year
2003
Object Number
2003.218.2
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Virginia Bower, From Court to Caravan: Chinese Tomb Sculptures from the Collection of Anthony M. Solomon, exh. cat., ed. Robert D. Mowry, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, Mass., 2002), pp. 135-136, cat. no. 51

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