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Six Zodiac Figures

A work made of earthenware with traces of slip.
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  • A work made of earthenware with traces of slip.

Date:

Wei dynasty (386–550)

Artist:

China

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Title

Six Zodiac Figures

Origin

China

Date

386 CE–550 CE

Medium

Earthenware with traces of slip

Dimensions

A (monkey): 19.1 × 5.6 × 4.5 cm (7 1/2 × 2 3/16 × 1 3/4 in.) B (sheep): 19.0 × 5.7 × 4.8 cm (7 1/2 × 2 1/4 × 1 7/8 in.) C (dragon): 20.5 × 5.4 × 6.2 cm (8 1/16 × 2 1/8 × 2 7/16 in.) D (snake): 19.4 × 5.7 × 5.0 cm (7 5/8 × 2 1/4 × 2 in.) E (horse): 18.5 × 5.7 × 5.7 cm (7 1/4 × 2 1/4 × 2 1/4 in.) F (rat or rabbit): 19.7 × 5.5 × 4.9 cm (7 3/4 × 2 3/16 × 1 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Newberger

Reference Number

1980.660a-f

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