Art Finder Work of Art Detail  
Item Actions
Ratings (0)
Title

Camel

Artist

Artist Unknown (China)

Date

early 8th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G208
Camel, Artist Unknown (China)
Tomb Retinue:
: Set of T'ang Tomb Figures Acquired by Art Institute
Details
Comments (0)
Tags (0)
Scale
 
Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | White earthenware with three-color lead glaze
Size: 21 1/2 x 24 1/2 in. (54.61 x 62.23 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: T'ang dynasty, 8th century
Physical Description: Camel, Bactrian type, with blanket and saddle bags. ca. 725 A.D. Glazed pottery tomb figure, one of a pair, on a flat base. Glaze predominately brown and yellow with mottled areas of blue, green, yellow and brown in the saddle-bags and blankets.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 49.1.7
Artist:
Role:
Added to Site: February 28, 2009