1943.52.105.A (left) and 1943.52.105.B (right) Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.52.105.B
Title
Plaque Representing a Tiger Walking over a Contorted Deer (one of a pair)
Classification
Plaques
Work Type
plaque
Date
6th-5th century BCE
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Inner Mongolia (Nei Menggu)
Period
Zhou dynasty, c. 1050-221 BCE
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/204346
Location
Level 3, Room 3440, Ancient Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Art, Ancient Middle Eastern Art in the Service of Kings
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Cast bronze, Ordos type. From Inner Mongolia.
Dimensions
12 x 15.5 x 5.2 cm (4 3/4 x 6 1/8 x 2 1/16 in.)
Provenance
[Yamanaka & Co., New York, February 21, 1935] sold; to Grenville L. Winthrop, New York (1935-1943), bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.52.105.B
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

32Q: 3440 Middle East, Harvard Art Museums, 11/16/2014 - 01/01/2050

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