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Dragon from Set of Zodiac Figures

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

386-535

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Dragon from Set of Zodiac Figures, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Earthenware with white slip and traces of pigment
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Northern Wei dynasty, 4th-6th century
Physical Description: Taoist figure in form of man with dragon head. Symbol of Principle of 'The Arousing Thunder' (Ch'ien) see cat. card for better description.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsbury
Accession Number: 50.46.198
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009