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Tilework's Model of Sancai Pagoda


Artist Unknown (China)


14th-17th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Tilework's Model of Sancai Pagoda, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Earthenware
Size: 30 1/8 x 19 x 15 1/4 in. (76.52 x 48.26 x 38.74 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Ming dynasty, 14th-17th century
Physical Description: two section pagoda; lower section, elaborate tiers of cruciform section with seated figures supporting the four top most projections; upper section, tiled roof flaring outward beneath a balustrade and a plinth on which a figure of Buddha is seated atop a
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 95.95.10a,b
Added to Site: February 28, 2009