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Architectural Brick with Ogre Mask

A work made of molded terracotta with traces of slip pigment.
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  • A work made of molded terracotta with traces of slip pigment.

Date:

Tang dynasty (A.D. 618–907), probably second half of 8th century

Artist:

China, from the pagoda at Xiuding Si (Xiuding Temple) at Mount Qingliang, near Anyang, Henan province

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 101A

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Architectural Brick with Ogre Mask

Place

China (Artist's nationality)

Date

750 CE–799 CE

Medium

Molded terracotta with traces of slip pigment

Dimensions

42 × 36.2 × 11.4 cm (16 1/2 × 14 1/4 × 4 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bro; Russell Tyson Fund

Reference Number

1984.1340

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