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Asian Art

Model of a tiger’s head

Earthenware

7 1/4 × 5 1/2 in. (18.4 × 14 cm)
Gift of John Hadley Cox, B.A. 1935
1940.337
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Han dynasty (206 b.c.e.–220 c.e.)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

John Hadley Cox (1913–2005); Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Selected Far Eastern Art in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1970), 69, no. 112, ill.

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