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Asian Art

Three Tomb Figures

10th–13th century

Earthenware, white slip with traces of pigment

1. Woman in Red: 22 × 6 1/2 × 5 in. (55.9 × 16.5 × 12.7 cm)
2. Woman with Bird: 20 1/2 × 7 3/16 × 5 in. (52.1 × 18.3 × 12.7 cm)
3. Child: 9 1/4 × 5 1/4 × 4 in. (23.5 × 13.3 × 10.2 cm)
Gift of the Rubin-Ladd Foundation under the bequest of Ester R. Portnow
2017.54.21.1-.3
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Song dynasty (960–1279)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

TK Asian Antiquities, Williamsburg VA , and NY; purchased by The Rubin-Ladd Foundation, Georgetown, Conn. and New York; gift in 2017 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.