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A Man of West Asian type (probably an Armenian wine merchant) holding a leopard skin bottle

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Provenance

1944, Mathias Komor (b. 1909 - d. 1984), New York; sold by Mathias Komor to the MFA for $850. (Accession Date: March 9, 1944)

Credit Line

Edward Sylvester Morse Memorial Fund

Chinese, Tang dynasty, 8th century A.D.

Dimensions

Overall: 33.5 x 16.3 x 16.3 cm (13 3/16 x 6 7/16 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.70

Medium or Technique

Glazed earthenware with red slip

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware