An image of Female mourner

Unknown Artist

Female mourner

Location
Not on display
Further information

This female mourner (pair with EC5.1962) is an example of a more pedestrian tomb figure, lacking the stature, style and detail of other Han funerary figures, and most likely made for tombs of the less wealthy.

Jackie Menzies, 'Early Chinese Art', AGNSW, 1983. cat.no. X (b).

Place of origin
China
Period
China: Han dynasty 206 BCE–220 CE
Year
206 BCE-220 CE
Media
Ceramic
Medium
grey earthenware, unglazed
Dimensions
25.0 cm
Credit
Gift of Mr Sydney Cooper 1962
Accession number
EC6.1962