Guardian Figure

Made for a tomb

Artist/maker unknown, Chinese

Geography:
Made in China, Asia

Period:
Northern and Southern Dynasties (317-589)

Date:
Early 6th century

Medium:
Earthenware with traces of painted decoration

Dimensions:
12 5/16 x 9 11/16 inches (31.2 x 24.6 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

* Gallery 234, Asian Art, second floor

Accession Number:
1923-21-512

Credit Line:
Gift of Charles H. Ludington from the George Crofts Collection, 1923

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