Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Figure of a Man

Eastern Han dynasty (25–220)
H. 13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm); W. 5 13/16 in. (14.8 cm); D. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm)
Tomb Pottery
Credit Line:
Gift of Norbert Schimmel, 1956
Accession Number:
Not on view
Norbert Schimmel , Great Neck, NY (until 1956; donated to MMA)
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