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Acquired in 1936 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Unknown
attributions_note
bibliography
Ayers, John. Far Eastern Ceramics in the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: Sotheby Parke Bernet, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1980, Monochrome Plate No. 16
collection_code
EAS
credit
Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the Vallentin Bequest, Sir Percival David and the Universities China Committee
date_end
0220-12-31
date_start
0076-01-01
date_text
0076-0220 (made)
descriptive_line
Figure of a seated dog, red earthenware with brown lead glaze, China, Late Eastern Han dynasty, 76-220 AD
dimensions
Length: 25.4 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137
historical_context_note
The frequent appearance of pottery dogs in Han excavations indicate that dogs were important animals in the Han household, serving as guard dogs and hunting dogs. Dog meat was also a delicacy.
historical_significance
history_note
id
414984
label
last_checked
2014-08-30T16:41:30.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-30T16:41:30.000Z
latitude
36.894451
location
Ceramics Study Galleries, Asia & Europe, room 137, case 1, shelf 5
longitude
104.165649
marks
materials
earthenware, lead glaze
materials_techniques
Red earthenware with brown lead glaze
museum_number
C.817-1936
museum_number_token
c8171936
object_number
O495078
object_type
Figure
on_display
1
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Figure of a seated dog, red earthenware with brown lead glaze.
place
China
primary_image_id
2010EA4803
production_note
Label
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
figure-unknown
sys_updated
2013-08-16T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
glazed
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
220
year_start
76