Lintel and pediment of a tomb

Chinese
Western Han dynasty
late 1st century B.C.


Dimensions

Overall 73.3 x 240.7 cm (28 7/8 x 94 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.190

Medium or Technique

Gray earthenware hollow tiles with colored pigments

On View

Paul and Helen Bernat Galleries (Gallery 270)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Doors, jambs, lintels

Provenance

1915, excavated from a tomb in the village of Balitai,near Luoyang, China. 1925, C.T.Loo (b. 1880 - d. 1957), New York; gift of C.T. Loo to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 24, 1925)

Credit Line

Gift of C. T. Loo