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Buff-Colored Camel, from the tomb sculpture set: Two Standing, Braying Camels, One Buff, One White, Their Backs Laden with Goods

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2003.193.1 (buff camel on right) and 2003.193.2 (white camel on left)

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Buff-Colored Camel, from the tomb sculpture set: Two Standing, Braying Camels, One Buff, One White, Their Backs Laden with Goods, 550 - 577
Funerary Sculpture
Chinese
,
6th century
Six Dynasties period, Northern Qi dynasty, 550-577
Creation Place: China
Molded, medium gray earthenware with cold-painted pigments; localized areas with cold-painted pigments over white ground
H. 35 x W. 27.5 x D. 16.5 cm (13 3/4 x 10 13/16 x 6 1/2 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Anthony M. Solomon
, 2003.193.1
Provenance
Anthony M. Solomon, New York (by 2003), gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2003.
Bibliography
Virginia Bower, From Court to Caravan: Chinese Tomb Sculptures from the Collection of Anthony M. Solomon, exh. cat., ed. Robert D. Mowry Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, Mass., 2002), pp. 99-101, cat. no. 25

Robert D. Mowry, "Selected Chinese Funerary Sculptures from the Collection Presented to the Harvard University Art Museums by Anthony M. Solomon", Orientations, Orientations Magazine Ltd. (Hong Kong, September 2004), vol. 35, no. 6, pp. 73-75, p. 73, fig. 1 (right)

Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums Annual Report 2003-2004, (Cambridge, MA, 2005), p. 20

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 32

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