An image of Watchdog

Unknown Artist

Watchdog

Other titles:
Han Pottery Dog
Location
Not on display
Further information

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

Asian Art Dept., AGNSW, August 1995.

Place of origin
China
Period
China: Han dynasty 206 BCE–220 CE
Year
206 BCE-220 CE
Media
Ceramic
Medium
earthenware with amber glaze
Dimensions
31.5 x 28.0 x 12.4 cm
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Mr T.T. Tsui 1995
Accession number
298.1995