Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Haniwa Base of a Figure

Date:
3rd–6th century
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Earthenware
Dimensions:
H. 12 3/4 in. (32.4 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.229.27
Not on view
[ Kameda , Japan, until 1917; sold to MMA]
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