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Unidentified Tang Dynasty maker, Chinese, 618 - 906

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665, Tang Dynasty, 618-907

Limestone

Overall: 13 × 7 11/16 × 2 7/8 in. (33 × 19.5 × 7.3 cm)

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

47.10.10772

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, China

Period

500-1000

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact

Classification

Asia

Not on view

Inscription

Ching (Donor) given in memory of partents for the glory of Buddha and salvation of the world. Second year of Lun Teh (reign) 665 AD. (This date apparently added later.) Lower panel appears to have been ground off. Upper sculpture is old, possible Sung (or Sui).

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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