Apr 30, 2018
Apr 30, 2018

Relief with Rampant Tiger and Boar from a Funerary Stove Model

Relief with Rampant Tiger and Boar from a Funerary Stove Model

陶炉上的虎豬紋

202 BC-AD 220

Earthenware with relief decoration

Overall: 10.1 x 22 x 1.7 cm (4 x 8 11/16 x 11/16 in.)

Weight: 0.56kg

Charles W. Harkness Endowment Fund 1925.137

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Han dynasty tombs were often furnished with grave goods to provide the deceased with items for the afterlife.

Description

This pottery panel and 1925.140 were made in molds to be joined with other panels to build a miniature stove. The panels, however, are not complete and presumably do not belong together. This panel depicts a tiger attacking a boar.

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