Tomb Guardian Figure (Tian Wang, Heavenly King)

Unidentified maker, Chinese, 1644 - 1911

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probably Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)

Polychrome wood

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Robert L. Ripley, Class of 1939H

40.15.12552

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, China

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Classification

Asia

Not on view

Exhibition History

Figural Sculpture: Selections from the Permanent Collection, SArt 16, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 3-October 23, 1994.

Provenance

Collected by Robert L. (born LeRoy Robert) Ripley (1890-1949), Mamaroneck, New York, early 20th century (The Ripley‘s Believe It or Not Collection); given to present collection, 1940.

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