Kuan Yin Figurine

Unidentified Ming Dynasty maker, Chinese, 1368 - 1644

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Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), about 16th century

Wood, lacquer, and gilt

Overall: 13 in. (33 cm)

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

S.958.361

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, China

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact

Classification

Asia

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed.

Exhibition History

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

Critical Faculties: Teaching with the Hood's Collections, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 15-March 13, 2005.

Provenance

Dorothy Marion Levitt Beskind (1917-2014) and David Herbert Beskind (1915-2015), Class of 1936, New York, New York; given to present collection, 1958.

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