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A woman disguised as a man holding a parrot, 618–906

A woman disguised as a man holding a parrot, 618–906

A woman disguised as a man holding a parrot, 618–906. China; Shaanxi province. Glazed low-fired ceramic. The Avery Brundage Collection, B65P52.

It is likely that this sculpture depicts a woman dressed as a foreign man, a common practice during the Tang dynasty (618906).

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