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Figure of a Squatting Drummer


Artist Unknown (China)


1st-2nd century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G215
Figure of a Squatting Drummer, Artist Unknown (China)
Figure of a Squatting Drummer: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Earthenware
Size: 23 3/4 x 17 x 15 3/4 in. (60.33 x 43.18 x 40.01 cm)
Creation Place: China
Culture: China
Style: Eastern Han dynasty, 1st-2nd century
Physical Description: smiling, animated figure with open mouth, closed eyes and wrinkled brow; PL knee bent; PR leg extended; bare feet; PR arm extended, holding a drum beater; drum in crook of PL arm, next to body
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from the Regis Foundation
Accession Number: 2003.101
Added to Site: February 28, 2009