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: 25 x 17 in. (63.5 x 43.18 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China, Honan Province, Loyang
Culture: Asia, China, Honan Province
Style: T'ang dynasty, 8th century
Physical Description: Camel, Bactrian type, with saddle blanket with Sassanian decoration. ca. 725 A.D. Glazed pottery tomb figure, one of a pair, on a flat base. Glaze predominately brown and yellow with mottlings of blue, green, and yellow.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 49.1.8
Artist:
Role:
Added to Site: February 28, 2009