On View: Asian Galleries, West, 2nd floor (China)
Marble, traces of mercuric oxide (cinnabar)
Late Shang Dynasty
1 11/16 x 1 x 1 5/16 in. (4.3 x 2.6 x 3.4 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin, the Guennol Collection
Prior to 1951, provenance not yet documented; by 1951, acquired by Alastair Bradley Martin and Edith Park Martin (Mrs. Alastair Bradley Martin) of Glen Head, NY; 1951, gift of Alastair Bradley Martin and Edith Park Martin to the Brooklyn Museum.
Crouching Bear, 1600-1046 B.C.E. Marble, traces of mercuric oxide (cinnabar), 1 11/16 x 1 x 1 5/16 in. (4.3 x 2.6 x 3.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin, the Guennol Collection, 51.136. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 51.136_acetate_bw.jpg)
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