White-Colored Camel, From The Tomb Sculpture Set: Two Standing, Braying Camels, One Buff, One White, Their Backs Laden With Goods
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2003.193.2
Title
White-Colored Camel, from the tomb sculpture set: Two Standing, Braying Camels, One Buff, One White, Their Backs Laden with Goods
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
funerary sculpture
Date
550 - 577
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Six Dynasties period, Northern Qi dynasty, 550-577
Culture
Chinese
Location
Level 1, Room 1600, Early Chinese Art
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Molded, medium gray earthenware with cold-painted pigments; localized areas with cold-painted pigments over white ground
Dimensions
H. 33.5 x W. 25 x D. 19.5 cm (13 3/16 x 9 13/16 x 7 11/16 in.)
Provenance
Anthony M. Solomon, New York (by 2003), gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2003.
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Anthony M. Solomon
Accession Year
2003
Object Number
2003.193.2
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

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 and 102-103, cat. no. 25

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

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 (left)

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