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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Stand

early 8th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Earthenware with lead glaze
Brief Description
Stand, buff-coloured earthenware with a mottled green and yellow lead glaze, China, Tang dynasty, early 8th century
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 6cm
  • Length: 13cm
  • Width: 8.3cm
Styles
Production
Label, 1994
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.5-1910

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record createdFebruary 11, 2009
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