2003.187.2
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2003.187.2
Title
Guardian Creature with Feline Face, from the tomb sculpture set: Pair of Guardian Creatures with Spiked Spines, One with a Human Face, One with a Feline Face
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
funerary sculpture
Date
first third 6th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Northern Wei, 386-534
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/146713
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Molded, medium gray earthenware with traces of cold-painted pigments
Dimensions
38.5 x 36.5 x 20.5 cm (15 3/16 x 14 3/8 x 8 1/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Anthony M. Solomon
Accession Year
2003
Object Number
2003.187.2
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), p. 91, cat. no. 18

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