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Funerary Model of a Pig Sty


Artist Unknown (China)


2nd century B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G215
Funerary Model of a Pig Sty, Artist Unknown (China)
Funerary Model of a Pig Sty: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Earthenware
Size: 9 x 15 1/2 x 11 in. (22.86 x 39.37 x 27.94 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Western Han dynasty, 2nd century B.C.
Physical Description: Slab built and modeled, rectangular courtyard surrounded by a tile roofed wall; seperate elements are apigsty, bboar, cround food dish, drectangular food dish, eseated figure, fbird, gdog, hsuckling pig, i-l four piglets.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Alan and Dena Naylor in memory of Thomas E. Leary
Accession Number: 95.118.1a-l
Added to Site: February 28, 2009