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Figure of a Groom

Period:
Tang dynasty (618–907)
Date:
ca. late 7th–first half of the 8th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Earthenware with three-color (sancai) glaze and pigments
Dimensions:
H. 24 in. (61 cm)
Classification:
Tomb Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of Stanley Herzman, in memory of Adele Herzman, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.253.11
Not on view
This Central Asian groom's attire, consisting of a short coat with wide lapels and trousers tucked into knee-high boots, originated in Western Asia.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Selection of Chinese Ceramics from the Adele and Stanley Herzman Collection," June 1, 1990–August 26, 1990.

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