Loading

Funerary Sculpture of the Animals of the Twelve-Year Chinese Zodiac (Shengxiao)

Yuan dynasty, 1279-1368

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

  • Title: Funerary Sculpture of the Animals of the Twelve-Year Chinese Zodiac (Shengxiao)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: Yuan dynasty, 1279-1368
  • Location: China, probably Yunnan Province
  • Physical Dimensions: a) Rat: 3 x 2 3/4 x 6 in. (7.6 x 7 x 15.2 cm); b) Ox: 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (10.8 x 8.2 x 14 cm); c) Tiger: 5 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. (13.3 x 8.2 x 7 cm); d) Hare: 4 x 2 1/4 x 5 in. (10.2 x 5.7 x 12.7 cm); e) Dragon: 3 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 5 in. (8.2 cm x 5.7 x 12.7 cm); f) Snake: Height: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm), Diam.: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); g) Horse: 4 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 6 in. (10.5 x 6.4 x 15.2 cm); h) Goat: 5 x 2 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. (12.7 x 7.3 x 15 cm); i) Monkey: 4 x 2 3/4 x 4 3/8 in. (10.2 x 7 x 11.1 cm)
  • Medium: Modeled earthenware with incised and carved decoration and traces paint
  • Object Classification: Sculpture
  • Full Title: Funerary Sculpture of the Animals of the Twelve-Year Chinese Zodiac (Shengxiao)
  • Curatorial Area: Chinese Art
  • Credit Line: Gift of the 1990 Collectors Committee
  • Chronology: 13th - 15th centuries
  • Artwork Accession Number: M.90.80a-l

Additional Items

Recommended

Home
Explore
Nearby
Profile