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Stand

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    early 8th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware with lead glaze

  • Museum number:

    C.5-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 2, shelf 4

Physical description

Stand of a vessel in the shape of a lion, buff-coloured earthenware with a mottled green and yellow lead glaze. The lion holds down a smaller animal with its fore-paws, stands on an eight-sided base, and has an opening along the whole length of its back.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

early 8th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware with lead glaze

Dimensions

Height: 6 cm, Length: 13 cm, Width: 8.3 cm

Descriptive line

Stand, buff-coloured earthenware with a mottled green and yellow lead glaze, China, Tang dynasty, early 8th century

Production Note

Label, 1994

Materials

Earthenware; Lead glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Lion

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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