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Pair of falconers
700 AD-750 AD

Medium
earthenware, pigments
Measurements
(a) 38.4 × 14.8 × 8.8 cm
(b) 38.7 × 15.4 × 7.2 cm
Place/s of Execution
Henan / Shaanxi province, north China, China
Accession Number
3685.a-b-D3
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of H. W. Kent, 1938
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Asian Art Gallery - Tombs and Burial Wares
Level 1, NGV International
Description
(a) Figure of standing man, bird sitting on right hand the other arm held forward wearing Persian costume of long loose tunic with open collar belted at waist over trousers, with sandals and cap with forward thrown double peak, on trapezium base. (b) Figure of standing man, bird sitting on right hand the other arm held forward wearing Persian costume of long loose tunic with open collar belted at waist over trousers, with sandals and cap with forward thrown double peak, on trapezium base.