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

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Asian Art

Title

Architectural Brick with Ogre Mask

Origin

China

Date

750 AD–799 AD

Medium

Molded terracotta with traces of slip pigment

Dimensions

42.0 × 36.2 × 11.4 cm (16 1/2 × 14 1/4 × 4 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bro; Russell Tyson Fund

Reference Number

1984.1340

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