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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1945.18.13
Title
Tomb Figurine in the Form of a Kneeling Woman, probably a Musician, with Elaborate Coiffure, High-Waisted Gown, and Hands Raised in a Gesture
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
figurine, sculpture
Date
late 6th-early 7th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Sui (581-618) to Tang (618-907) dynasty
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/203718
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Lead-glazed ware: molded white earthenware with straw-yellow, lead-fluxed glaze and with traces of cold-painted pigments over the glaze
Dimensions
H. 19 x W. 10.3 x D. 10.1 cm (7 1/2 x 4 1/16 x 4 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Estelle S. Frankfurter
Accession Year
1945
Object Number
1945.18.13
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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