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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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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, 550 - 618
Funerary Sculpture
Chinese
,
6th-7th century
Six Dynasties period, Northern Qi to Sui dynasty
Creation Place: China
Lead-glazed ware: molded, brick-red earthenware with medium-green, lead-fluxed glaze; cold-painted pigments over localized unglazed areas
H. 64 x W. 19 x D. 15.5 cm (25 3/16 x 7 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Anthony M. Solomon
, 2003.194
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), 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