One of a Set of Six Harness Ornaments

Unidentified Han Dynasty maker, Chinese, 206 BCE - 220 CE


Han Dynasty, 202 BCE-220 CE


Overall: 2 in. (5.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe Fund



Place Made: China, East Asia, Asia

Object Name

Transportation: Land, Animal

Research Area


Not on view

Course History

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

Exhibition History

A Collector's Choice, William B. Jaffee Memorial Exhibiton, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 8, 1972-January 7, 1973.

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

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.


Frank Caro (1904-1980) Chinese Art, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1964.

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