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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1991.489
Title
Tomb Model in the Form of a Small Out Building
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
1st-3rd century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Han dynasty, Eastern Han period, 25-220 CE
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/201808
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Green lead-glazed funerary ware: brick-red earthenware with openwork elements under partially degraded emerald-green, lead glaze; with modern brush-written characters on the base reading "T'o-sông-ni". Reportedly recovered at Lelang (also spelled Lo-lang; Korean, Naknang), near T'o-sông-ni, southwest of P'yôngyang, Korea.
Dimensions
H. 8.2 x W. 8 x Depth. 7.4 cm (3 1/4 x 3 1/8 x 2 15/16 in.)
Provenance
Gregory (1922-1988) and Maia Henderson (?-2007), Medford, Ma (by 1969-1988) inherited; by Maia Henderson, Medford, Ma (1988-1991) partial gift and partial purchase; to Harvard University Art Museums, 1991.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Partial gift of Maria C. Henderson and partial purchase through a fund established by Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane for the purchase of Asian art
Accession Year
1991
Object Number
1991.489
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Gregory Henderson, Korean Ceramics: An Art's Variety, exh. cat., Ohio State University, Divisions of Art Gallery (Columbus, Ohio, 1969), p. 20, no. 1

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