Grey pottery pilaster by Unknown Artist

Pilaster from the entrance to a tomb with stamped ornament showing dragons, lozenges, and spread-eagle birds in the Han style.

Details

Medium:
Pottery
Dimensions:
112 cm
Art Fund grant:
£120 ( Total: £120)
Acquired in:
1942

The top is moulded as a bearded man, apotropaic in purpose.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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