Artist unknown (Chinese, Tang Dynasty (618–907)),
, Tang Dynasty (618–907)
earthenware with sancai glaze, 14 x 3 ½ x 4 in.; 35.56 x 8.9 x 10.2 cm
Gift of Anunt Hengtrakul, 2004.12
Tang Dynasty burial sites are most famous for their elaborate tomb figures, which were to afford comfort to the deceased in the afterlife. These figures provide a clear picture of the dress and styles of the time, as well as a reflection of the wealth and grandeur of this period known as the Golden Age of China.