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Guardian lion spirit
Tang dynasty 618 CE-907 CE

earthenware (Sancai ware)
66.0 × 21.8 × 22.4 cm
Place/s of Execution
Henan / Shaanxi province, north China, China
Accession Number
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of J. T. Hackett, 1924
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Seated on platform, feline form with shoulder wings, dragon horns, hoofs. Amber, cream, green glaze.