Art/ Collection/ Art Object

埴輪鹿頭
Haniwa Head of Deer

Period:
Kofun period (ca. 300–710)
Date:
5th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
H. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm); W. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm); L. 10 1/4 in. (26 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Harry G. C. Packard Collection of Asian Art, Gift of Harry G. C. Packard, and Purchase, Fletcher, Rogers, Harris Brisbane Dick, and Louis V. Bell Funds, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, and The Annenberg Fund Inc. Gift, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.268.417
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed (on paper on outside of lid): Shikahaniwa, excavated at Taiken Shrine, Kamisakai, Sakae-mura, Niihari-gun, Ibaragi Prefecture

茨城县新怡郡榮村鹿埴輪子上境体見神社出土
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Art in Early Japan," 1999–2000.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Masterpieces from the Permanent Collection," July 2, 2005–November 29, 2005.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Sensitivity to the Seasons: Spring and Summer," December 17, 2005–June 4, 2006.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Sensitivity to the Seasons: Autumn and Winter," June 22, 2006–September 10, 2006.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Animals, Birds, Insects, and Marine Life in Japanese Art," June 26, 2008–November 30, 2008.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Poetry and Travel in Japanese Art," December 18, 2008–May 31, 2009.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Five Thousand Years of Japanese Art: Treasures from the Packard Collection," December 17, 2009–June 10, 2010.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Landscapes in Japanese Art," June 24, 2010–November 7, 2010.

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