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Predicate Object 1941 1941-01-01T00:00:00.000Z 1941-12-31T00:00:00.000Z 1941.137 gift of Captain George A Humphreys-Davies, Kawakawa Bay, 1941, collection of Auckland War Memorial Museum, 26291, K454 1997-01-07T00:00:00.000Z 1 2021-09-15T03:57:55.682Z 45 "[one of] Two figures, probably priests, in buff earthenware, with remains of straw coloured glaze. One has traces of red colour. Height 7.5 in. T'ang dynasty." [CA Cat #195-196, pg. 37] figure of priest Mingqi tomb figure of Tang dynasty era. Made from earthernware. The figure depicts a priest in robes with a hood over a topknot. The priest has hands clasped together with a small hole between hands to hold something. The ceramic is a buff colour, with traces of faded brown and cream paint. The figure is freestanding and has a hollow underside to aid with the drying process of the ceramic. One of a pair figure, priest
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