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Figure

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    0076-0220 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Red earthenware with green lead glaze

  • Museum number:

    C.366-1912

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Figure of a farmer with two-pronged hoe, red earthenware with green lead glaze.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

0076-0220 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Red earthenware with green lead glaze

Dimensions

Height: 24.8 cm

Descriptive line

Figure of a farmer with two-pronged hoe, red earthenware with green lead glaze; China, Eastern Han dynasty, 76-220 AD

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Ayers, John. Far Eastern Ceramics in the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: Sotheby Parke Bernet, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1980, Monochrome Plate No. 18.

Materials

Earthenware; Lead glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Subjects depicted

Farmers

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

East Asia Collection

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