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Pilgrim flask
late 7th century CE-early 8th century CE

Medium
earthenware
Measurements
16.4 × 11.8 × 8.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Henan province, north China, China
Accession Number
637-D4
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1947
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Gallery location
Asian Art Gallery - Tombs and Burial Wares
Level 1, NGV International
Description
Flattened globular body with flared foot, short neck with lipped rim, two lug handles at shoulder: both sides of body modelled with high relief figure of dancer with scarf on lotus base flanked by two scrolling trees.