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Title

Watchdog

206 BCE-220 CE

Artists

Unknown Artist

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  • Details

    Other Title
    Han Pottery Dog
    Place where the work was made
    China
    Period
    Han dynasty 206 BCE - 220 CE → China
    Date
    206 BCE-220 CE
    Media category
    Ceramic
    Materials used
    earthenware with amber glaze
    Dimensions
    32.0 x 25.0 x 12.0 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Mr T.T. Tsui 1995
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    298.1995
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • About

    This distinctive model of a mastiff dog is a classic tomb figure (mingqi) of the Han dynasty.

    Asian Art Dept., AGNSW, August 1995.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication