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 College: Purchased through the Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe Fund

S.965.56.2

Geography/Culture

Asia, South Asia, India

Period

500-1000

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact

Classification

Asia

On view

Inscription

Not signed.

Course History

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

Exhibition History

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

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

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

Provenance

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

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