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Chen-Wu, The Taoist Deity of the North


Artist Unknown (China)


14th-15th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G201
Chen-Wu, The Taoist Deity of the North, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Tz'u-chou wareSlip-coated stoneware with dark brown and russet brown painted d├ęcor under a clear glaze.
Size: 11 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 6 1/2 in. (29.21 x 13.34 x 16.51 cm)
Creation Place: China
Culture: China
Style: 14th-15th century, Yuan-early Ming dynasty
Inscriptions: Inscription and stickeron bottom, in red: [KM 13] on bottom, on sticker: [James E. Breece III Collection]
Physical Description: seated man wearing robes with Big Dipper on sleeves and dragon on belt; tortoise at man's feet; man has long dark hair and goatee; brown, cream and tan; T'zu-Chon ware
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2003.201
Added to Site: March 1, 2009