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Haniwa chicken

Haniwa chicken

6th century

14 1/8 x 8 1/4 in. (35.88 x 20.96 cm)
L.: 12 1/2 in.
Margaret E. Fuller Purchase Fund
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "Rabbit, Cat and Horse; Endearing Creatures in Japanese Art", December 21, 2002 - March 16, 2003

Portland, Oregon, Portland Art Museum, "Gift to a City: Masterworks from the Eugene Fuller Memorial Collection in the Seattle Art Museum", cat. # 102
Published ReferencesKawano, Kazutaka, Shigeo Iida, Rui Ichimoto, Shogo Osawa, Masanori Kawano, and Ryo Yamamoto. "Survey of Japanese and Oriental Archaeological Works in the Collection of the Seattle Asian Art Museum," MUSEUM, no. 705 (April 2023): 39 (b&w). Tokyo National Museum, 2023.
Cf. 51.40, 51.104, 51.105, 52.119, 56.118, 56.120, 57.39, 59.133, 65.18, 76.35, 88.25, 93.69, 97.1, 99.28.

"Gift to a City" exhibition catalogue. Portland, OR: Portland Art Museum, 1965, cat. no. 102

Fuller, Richard E. "Japanese Art in the Seattle Art Museum: An Historical Sketch." Seattle, WA: Seattle Art Museum, 1960 ("Presented in commemoration of the Hundredth Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and the United States of America"), no. 11

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