Figure of a Judge of Hell - 921.21.290_3


Figure of a Judge of Hell

Medium:Moulded earthenware with glaze
Geography: Reportedly from Henan province, China
Date: 16th century AD
Period: Ming Dynasty
83.8 x 48.3 x 32.9 cm
Object number: 921.21.290
Credit Line: The George Crofts Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Chinese Architecture
DescriptionThese three Hell's Judges, with highly expressive faces and delicately modelled hands, were originally part of a group of ten. The middle judge holds a ceremonial tablet, while the other two once clasped similar tablets.
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