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Mortuary Figurine

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Object Number:
C190
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Wei Dynasty
Date Made:
Wei Dynasty
Early Date:
386
Late Date:
220
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Clay
Slip
Technique:
Mould Made
Fired
Iconography:
Kneeling Woman
Description:
Dark wei clay with white slip. Mortuary figure of a kneeling woman. Gritty incrustation of reddish buff clay. Hands folded inside sleeves. Heavy broad collar inside kimona. Crown like headdress flaring at top. Two part mould, front and back.
Credit Line:
Museum Expedition, Charles W. Bishop

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