Unidentified Tang Dynasty maker, Chinese, 618 - 906
665, Tang Dynasty, 618-907
Overall: 13 × 7 11/16 × 2 7/8 in. (33 × 19.5 × 7.3 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Vladimir Gregorievitch Simkhovitch
Place Made: Xi'an, China, East Asia, Asia
Not on view
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).
Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 22, 1994-June 22, 1997.
Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16, 1997-January 21, 2008.
The Gene Y. Kim, Class of 1985, Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 2008-September 28, 2014.
Vladimir Gregorievitch Simkhovitch (1874-1959), New York, New York; given to present collection, 1947.
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