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Figure of warrior

Figure of warrior

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    ca.300 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, painted

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs B.Z. Seligman

  • Museum number:

    FE.152-1974

  • Gallery location:

    China, Room 44, The T.T. Tsui Gallery, case 14

Chinese grave goods in ancient times included replicas of men and women engaged in work or leisurely recreations, made from pottery but in reduced size. This figure of a warrior was placed inside the tomb to ward off evil spirits.

Physical description

Figure of a warrior, painted earthenware

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

ca.300 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, painted

Dimensions

Height: 33.4 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of warrior, painted earthenware, ca.300, China

Labels and date

Figure of a warrior
Western Jin dynasty
About 300

Painted earthenware

Mrs B.Z. Seligman Bequest
Museum no. FE.152-1974 [2007]

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Painted

Categories

Death

Collection

East Asia Collection

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