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Votive offering of Daoist trinity

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Inscription

"...the Daoist layperson Tian Jung-nu [or Ke-nu?] respectfully had one stone sculpture made on behalf of his deceased mother, in the hope that his whole household, old and young, may obtain peace, ...[and that] His Majesty the emperor above and all living beings velow may attain the True Enlightenment."

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund

Chinese, Tang dynasty, A.D. 665

Dimensions

Overall: 28.1 x 17.8cm (11 1/16 x 7in.)

Accession Number

07.743

Medium or Technique

Limestone with traces of polychrome

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture