Guardian Figure

Made for a tomb

Artist/maker unknown, Chinese

Made in Henan Province, China, Asia

Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Early to mid- 8th century

Earthenware with sancai (tricolor) glaze and traces of painted decoration on head

38 3/16 x 11 3/8 inches (97 x 28.9 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

* Gallery 234, Asian Art, second floor

Accession Number:

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

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