December 2~ Animals in Art

Pair of fittings in the form of tigers / Middle Western Zhou dynasty

Around 850-900 B.C. / Bronze / 10”x6 1/4” / Freer Gallery of Art|Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian, D.C.≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈

Two Dogs / Roman statue found 1774

1st or 2nd century A.D. / White marble / La Venaria Reale, Turin, Italy, on loan from Pius-Clementine Museum, Vatican Museums