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Statue

Object Number:
C86
Current Location:
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Beijing
Period:
Ming Dynasty
Date Made:
Ming Dynasty
Early Date:
1368
Late Date:
1644
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Dolomite
Limestone
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Female Fu Dog
Description:
Stone fu dog or lion from entrance to the imperial gate, Beijing. Conventional Ming type. Grinning mouth, curled mane, brocaded collar with bell and tassels; left paw on her cub which lies on its back. Carved in one piece with the pedestal which is an oblong block with carved recesses on each side.
Height:
137cm
Credit Line:
Purchased form Yamanaka & Company
Other Number:
GETZ 14   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Sharpe Circle / Trescher Entrance Renovation (2002)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Getz, John. 1916. Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: 180 no/14
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