Curved roof-end tile with design of Buddhist heavenly being

천인상암막새, 天人像平瓦當

Korean
Unified Silla dynasty
8th–9th century A.D.


Object Place: Korea

Dimensions

Length: 17.8 cm (7.0 in.), Width: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

32.84

Medium or Technique

Earthenware with impressed decoration

On View

Arts of Korea Gallery (Gallery 179)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Earthenware

Provenance

By 1932, Robert Treat Paine Jr. (b. 1866 - d. 1951), Cambridge; 1932, gift of Paine to the MFA (Accession Date: April 7, 1932).

Credit Line

Gift of Robert T. Paine, Jr.