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Ogre-Headed Guardian Beast (Zhenmushou)

A work made of earthenware with three-color (sancai) lead glazes and traces of pigments.
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  • A work made of earthenware with three-color (sancai) lead glazes and traces of pigments.

Date:

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

Artist:

China

About this artwork

On View

Asian Art, Gallery 105

Title

Ogre-Headed Guardian Beast (Zhenmushou)

Origin

China

Date

701 CE–750 CE

Medium

Earthenware with three-color (sancai) lead glazes and traces of pigments

Dimensions

90.5 × 37.5 × 26.5 cm

Credit Line

Gift of Charlotte Bordeaux, Pauline Wood Egan, Gordon P. O'Neill, John O'Neill III, Potter Palmer, Oakleigh B. Thorne, Honore Wamsler, and Arthur M. Wood, Jr.

Reference Number

1991.826

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