Tomb figure of a standing woman

Historical period(s)
Tang dynasty, Early eighth century
Glazed clay
H x W x D: 35.3 x 15.6 x 12 cm (13 7/8 x 6 1/8 x 4 3/4 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Sculpture

Tomb figure: woman

China, funerary, Tang dynasty (618 - 907), tomb, woman
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Oriental Ceramics: The World's Great Collections. 12 vols., Tokyo. vol. 10, pl. 19.
  • Chang Wanli. Tang san cai you tao [Three-Colour Glaze Pottery of the T'ang Dynasty]. 3 vols., Hong Kong. vol. 1: pl. 6.
  • William Watson. Tang and Liao Ceramics. New York, 1984. fig. 210.
  • Charles Patrick Fitzgerald. The Horizon History of China. New York. p. 103.
  • Eileen M. Berry. Heritage Studies 6: To Know the Past., 2nd ed. Greenville, SC. p. 215.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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