Tomb Guardian (one of a pair)

Tang Dynasty, Chinese, 618 - 906

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early Tang Dynasty (618-906), 8th century

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.959.136.2

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, China

Period

500-1000

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Asia

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed.

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.

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

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

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

Publication History

Richard Landon, Eclectic Art at Dartmouth's Hood Museum, Plattsburgh, New York: Press-Republican, February 12, 1995, ill. p. B 10.

Upper Valley Magazine Preview of the Arts, Upper Valley Magazine, West Lebanon: Van Etten, Inc, 1994, ill. Preview page.

Provenance

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

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