Owl Vessel (one of a pair)

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

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Han Dynasty, 202 BCE-220 CE

Unglazed terracotta

Overall: 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)

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

S.957.146.1B

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, China

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Asia

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed.

Exhibition History

Far Eastern Ceramics, Barrows Windows, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 10-October 17, 1976.

Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 5-24, 1974.

Provenance

Dorothy Marion Levitt Beskind (1917-2014) and David Herbert Beskind (1915-2015), Class of 1936, New York, New York; given to present collection, 1957.

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