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Pottery Lamp


Artist Unknown (China)


1st century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G215
Pottery Lamp, Artist Unknown (China)
Pottery Lamp: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Earthenware with green glaze
Size: 33 3/16 x 13 15/16 x 14 3/4 in. (84.3 x 35.4 x 37.47 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 1st century, Eastern Han dynasty
Physical Description: 3 sections; green glaze; 3 tiers, each with 4 small basins with stylized bird's heads, wings and tail, with one larger basin at top; 2 dogs running near central element of middle section
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Wayne and Rosalee MacFarlane
Accession Number: 99.68a-c
Added to Site: February 28, 2009