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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2014.179
Title
Temple Rooftile with Pagoda Design, from Hōshō-ji
Classification
Architectural Elements
Work Type
architectural element
Date
late Heian period, 898-1185
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Heian period, 794-1185
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/59902
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Molded earthenware
Dimensions
max. H. 9.4 x W. 13.5 x D. 3.9 cm (3 11/16 x 5 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)
Provenance
[London Gallery, Tokyo, (by 1998)], sold; to Sylvan Barnet and William Burto, Cambridge, MA, (1998-2014), gift from Sylvan Barnet and bequest from William Burto; to the Harvard Art Museums, 2014.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Sylvan Barnet and William Burto
Accession Year
2014
Object Number
2014.179
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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