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Feline-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

Status

On View, Gallery 105

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Feline-Headed Guardian Beast (Zhenmushou)

Origin

China

Date

701 CE–750 CE

Medium

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

Dimensions

Height: 39 5/8 in.

Credit Line

Gift of Pauline Palmer Wood

Reference Number

1973.834

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