Let’s find the Loyal Dog!
Gallery 201 and Gallery 229

Did you Know? The Dog symbolizes loyalty, trustworthiness and kindness. A dog values friendship and frequently offers kind words and useful advice. This door is one of a pair with the figure of a dog on the bottom inner edge of both doors. What kind words might these two dogs be exchanging?

Tomb Door, Chinese, 6th century C.E. Limestone
4 feet 9 3/8 inches x 25 1/4 inches x 5 1/4 inches, 726 lb. (145.73 x 64.14 x 13.34 cm, 329.31 kg)
Twelve Panel “Coromandel” Screen, Chinese, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Carved lacquer and clay over wood, 7 7/8 ft. x 17 5/16 ft. 32-43