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Unidentified Tang Dynasty maker, Chinese, 618 - 906

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671, Tang Dynasty, 618-907

Limestone

Overall: 11 13/16 × 9 1/16 × 2 15/16 in. (30 × 23 × 7.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Vladimir Gregorievitch Simkhovitch

47.10.10769

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, China

Period

500-1000

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact

Classification

Asia

Not on view

Inscription

13th July in the 3rd year of ________. 671 AD. T‘ang Dynasty. Donor: Lu. Given in memory of his father or uncles. On arch above niche a winged bat, "Fu" (pun on Happiness or blessing).

Exhibition History

The Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 2008-September 28, 2014.

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16, 1997-January 21, 2008.

Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 22, 1994-June 22, 1997.

Provenance

Vladimir Gregorievitch Simkhovitch (1874-1959), New York, New York; given to present collection, 1947.

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