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東漢 鉛綠釉陶明器建築模型(一組)
House with Courtyard

Period:
Eastern Han dynasty (25–220)
Date:
1st–early 3rd century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Earthenware with green lead glaze
Dimensions:
8 x 10 1/2 in. (20.3 x 26.7 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
John Stewart Kennedy Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.220.85a–d
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
Pottery models of houses and farm structures were commonly included in Eastern Han burials to provide for the afterlife.
[ John C. Ferguson , 1913; sold to MMA]
New York. China Institute in America. "Chinese Traditional Architecture," April 6, 1984–June 10, 1984.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "China: Dawn of a Golden Age, 200–750 AD," October 12, 2004–January 23, 2005.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Ancient China," 2005.

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