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Tomb Figurine, one of pair

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

late 6th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G208
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: Institute Acquires Important Group of Chinese Ceramics
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Earthenware with traces of pigment
Size: 26 1/8 in. (66.36 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Northern Wei dynasty, 6th century
Physical Description: Tomb figurine, one of a pair, representing a Civil dignitary. the type is individualized, and the features indicate that this person was of Khotanese origin. The figure made in a mould, is solid. The grey clay body, covered with a white slip, is painted w
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 50.3.2
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009