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Object Number:80-5-1
Current Location: Asia Galleries
Currently On Display
Culture:Chinese
Taoist
Provenience: China
Period: Song Dynasty
Date Made: Song Dynasty
Early Date: 960
Late Date: 1279
Section:Asian
Materials:Clay
Technique:Unglazed
Iconography:Guardian Figure
Credit Line:Purchased from the Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, 1980
Other Number:3-5 - Other Number

Description

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, the tail in the left.

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