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Figure and stand

Figure and stand

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    early 7th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs L.A. Blake

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case B, shelf 2 []

Place of Origin

China (made)


early 7th century (made)



Descriptive line

Figure of the mythical beast, bi-xie, with wooden stand, earthenware with straw coloured lead glaze, China, Tang dynasty, early 7th century

Production Note

Label, 1994

Subjects depicted

Mythological beasts


Ceramics; Earthenware


East Asia Collection

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