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Camel


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description A beast of burden and crucial component of the trade routes across the northwest deserts of China, the camel came to symbolize commerce, exchange, and travel from China to the other Asian kingdoms along the silk route.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/17/1974Treatmentcleaned; loss compensation
Provenance C. K. Chang, Philadelphia [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1949, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1949

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Period
7th-8th century
Medium
earthenware with sancai glazes
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
49.2383
Measurements
H: 22 7/16 x L: 17 7/8 x D: 8 in. (57 x 45.4 x 20.3 cm)
Geographies
  • China (Place of Origin)

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