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Court lady with phoenix headdress seated on an hourglass-shaped stool

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Provenance

By 1940, Charles Bain Hoyt (b. 1889-d. 1949), Boston; 1950, bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 11, 1950)

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection

Chinese, Tang dynasty, 8th century

Dimensions

44.8 cm (7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.1807

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with three-color (sancai) glaze

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware