Historical period(s)
Han dynasty, 206 BCE-220 CE
Unglazed pottery
H x W x D: 21.6 x 57.5 x 14 cm (8 1/2 x 22 5/8 x 5 1/2 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Tomb tile

bird, China, dragon, funerary, Han dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE), tiger, tomb, unglazed

From at least 1969 to 1970
Eugene Meyer (1875-1959) and Agnes E. Meyer (1887-1970), Washington, DC, and Mt. Kisco, NY, from at least 1969 [1]

From 1970
Freer Gallery of Art, bequeathed by Agnes E. Meyer [2]


[1] The object is included in a codicil to Agnes E. Meyer’s will and testament, dated December 23, 1969, copy in object file.

[2] See a codicil to Agnes E. Meyer’s will and testament cited in note 2.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer (1875-1959) and (1887-1970)

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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