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Relief with Tiger from a Funerary Stove Model

Relief with Tiger from a Funerary Stove Model

202 BCE–220 CE
Location: not on view

Did You Know?

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

Description

This pottery panel and 1925.137 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 protecting the west.
  • ?-1925
    (C.T. Loo 盧芹齋 [1880-1957], Paris and New York, sold to the Cleveland Museum of Art)
    1925-
    The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
  • Whiting, Frederic Allen. “The Bequests of Mary Warden Harkness: A Tribute and an Accounting.” The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art, vol. 15, no. 2, 1928, pp. 43–50. Reproduced: p. 48; Mentioned: p. 50 25137106
    Trubner, Henry. Chinese Ceramics from the Prehistoric Period Through Ch'ien Lung; A Loan Exhibition from Collections in America and Japan. March 14 to April 27, 1952. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum, 1952. Mentioned and Reproduced: p. 55, fig. 42:3
  • From Caves to Tombs: Chinese Pictorial Rubbings from Stone Reliefs (Chinese art rotation). The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (June 11-November 14, 2021).
  • {{cite web|title=Relief with Tiger from a Funerary Stove Model|url=false|author=|year=202 BCE–220 CE|access-date=09 June 2024|publisher=Cleveland Museum of Art}}

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