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Ancestral tablet

Inscription

世宗敬天昌運建中表正文武英明寬仁信毅睿聖大孝至誠憲皇帝神位

Provenance

Edwin Conger, first U.S. Ambassador to Imperial China and his wife Sarah Conger; by descent to their granddaughter Sarah Buchan Jewell (Mrs T. Edson Jewell), Boston; 1991, gift of Sarah Buchan Jewell to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 1991)

Credit Line

Gift of Sarah Buchan Jewell

Chinese,

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H: 53.8 cm

Accession Number

1991.212

Medium or Technique

Gilt lacquered wood

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture