Celestial Woman in a Niche

Unidentified maker, Madhya Pradesh, India

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8th century

Sandstone

Overall: 21 1/8 × 7 1/8 in. (53.7 × 18.1 cm)

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

S.965.56.2

Geography

Place Made: India, South Asia, Asia

Period

500-1000

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact

Research Area

Asia

On view

Inscriptions

Not signed.

Course History

ANTH 57, Origins of Inequality, Alan Covey, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

A Collector's Choice, William B. Jaffe Memorial Exhibition, Hopkins Center Art Galleriees, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 8, 1972-January 7, 1973.

Ancient and Premodern Global Cultures, Gene Y. Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019.

Global Cultures at the Hood: Ancient to Premodern, Gene Y. Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26. 2019.

Provenance

Acquired by Frank Caro (1904-1980) Chinese Art, New York, New York, date unknown; sold to present collection, 1965.

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