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Funerary Statuette: The Guardian of the West, the God Bai Hu (the White Tiger)

Location

CHINA, JIANGXI or SICHUAN PROVINCE

Era

Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Title

Funerary Statuette: The Guardian of the West, the God Bai Hu (the White Tiger)

Date

12th c.

Materials

Earthenware, painted decoration in natural pigments over white slip

Dimensions

23.8 x 12.2 x 7.5 cm

Credits

Gift of Claude Paradis, inv. 2017.36

Collection

Archeology and World Cultures

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