Tomb Guardian (one of a pair)

Unidentified Tang Dynasty maker, Chinese, 618 - 906

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8th century, early Tang Dynasty

Stoneware, polychrome glaze

Overall: 39 in. (99.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Gaby Dure Smart in memory of her husband, David A. Smart

S.959.136.1

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, China

Period

500-1000

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Asia

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed.

Course History

ANTH 7.5, Animals and Humans: A Beastly Experiment in Ethics, Theory & Writing, Laura Ogden, Winter 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.

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

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

Asian Art from the College Collection, Barrows Print Room & Strauss Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 5-31, 1974.

Provenance

Gaby Dure Smart (1908-1979), New York, New York [in memory of her husband, David Archibald Smart, 1892-1952); given to present collection, 1959.

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