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Statuette

Object Number:
80-5-1
Current Location:
Culture:
Chinese
Taoist
Provenience:
China
Jiangxi
Longhushan
Grave
Period:
Song Dynasty
Date Made:
Song Dynasty
Early Date:
960
Late Date:
1279
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Clay
Technique:
Unglazed
Iconography:
Guardian Figure
Armor
Description:
Figure from part of a set of 27 from a Daoist tomb in the Longhushan area of Kiangxi Province. Unglazed figure of guardian, wearing full quilted armor, and elaborate helmet. Around his neck is curled a snake like, four footed dragon, its head held in the guardian's right hand, tail in the left.
Credit Line:
Purchased from the Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese ceramics (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Sep 1987)
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