Sitting demon from the Xiuding pagoda, near Anyang, Henan province

Chinese Collection

Accession Nr.: 5317.1-2
Type: relief; religious or cult object; pottery
Date of production:
Tang dynasty
Place of production:
Acquisition: bequest of Zoltán Felvinczi Takács
Materials: earthenware
Techniques: painted; printed; relief
Dimensions: height: 42 cm
width: 35.3 cm
The demon is sitting with legs crossed and muscles swelling. His curls cover its shoulders. He is wearing knee-length leather armour boots.