Standing, Bearded Male Figure, Probably A Guardian Warrior, Wearing Helmet With Protective Neck And Ear Flaps, Cape, And Pointed Boots, With His Arms At His Sides
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2003.194
Title
Standing, Bearded Male Figure, Probably a Guardian Warrior, Wearing Helmet with Protective Neck and Ear Flaps, Cape, and Pointed Boots, with His Arms at His Sides
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
funerary sculpture
Date
550 - 618
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Six Dynasties period, Northern Qi to Sui dynasty
Culture
Chinese
Location
Level 1, Room 1600, Early Chinese Art
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Lead-glazed ware: molded, brick-red earthenware with medium-green, lead-fluxed glaze; cold-painted pigments over localized unglazed areas
Dimensions
H. 64 x W. 19 x D. 15.5 cm (25 3/16 x 7 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.)
Provenance
Anthony M. Solomon, New York (by 2003), gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2003.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Anthony M. Solomon
Accession Year
2003
Object Number
2003.194
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), p. 104, cat. no. 26

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. 74, fig. 2; detail on back cover

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Collection Highlights

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted