Gu (Wine Vessel)

Unknown Chinese, Chinese

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Late Shang Dynasty, 1300-1050 BCE

Bronze

Overall: 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Dorothy Marion Levitt Beskind and D. Herbert Beskind, Class of 1936

M.957.145

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, China

Period

2000-1000 BCE

Object Name

Vessel

Classification

Asia

On view

Course History

CHIN 52, Readings in Classical Chinese: Daoist Philosophical Texts, Sarah Allan, Spring 2015

Exhibition History

The Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 2008-September 28, 2014.

Opening Exhibition of the Christian A. Johnson Music and Arts Center, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont, October 11-November 3, 1968.

In conjunction with the New England Conference of the Association for Asian Studies, Harrington Silver Display Case, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 1-11, 1976.

Global Cultures at the Hood: Ancient to Premodern, Gene Y. Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26. 2019.

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16, 1997-January 21, 2008.

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 22, 1994-June 22, 1997.

Far Eastern Bronzes, Barrows Windows, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 24, 1976-January 16, 1977.

Director's Choice, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 10-July 10, 1966.

Chinese Art from the College Collection, Barrows Windows and Strauss Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 30-September 4, 1978.

Beskind Chinese Bronzes, Spaulding Cases, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 1973.

Ancient and Premodern Global Cultures, Gene Y. Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019.

Publication History

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 70, ill. plate no. 1.

Provenance

Collection of Dorothy Marion Levitt Beskind (1917-2014) and David Herbert Beskind (1915-2015), New York, New York, date unknown; given to present collection, 1957.

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