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Roof Ornament, one of a pair


Artist Unknown (China)


16th-17th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Roof Ornament, one of a pair, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Glazed earthenware
Size: 31 7/8 x 8 7/16 x 25 in. (81 x 21.4 x 63.5 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 16th-17th century, Late Ming dynasty
Inscriptions: Stickers 2 dealer'S stickers, on back near top
Physical Description: large head of a beast with mouth open; phoenix looking over its back on PR side; twisting roaring dragon on PL side; green, tan, black and white glaze
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2000.152.1
Added to Site: February 28, 2009