Tomb figure of water buffalo and rider

Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, 700-750
Medium
Earthenware with lead glazes
Dimensions
H x W: 15.8 x 10.2 cm (6 1/4 x 4 in)
Geography
China, Henan, Hebei, or Shaanxi province
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1949.26
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Sculpture
Type

Tomb figure: human and animal

Keywords
China, earthenware, Tang dynasty (618 - 907), tomb, water buffalo, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Oriental Ceramics: The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. vol. 10, pl. 16.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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