Votive image of Laojun
24 x 15 x 11.5 cm (9 7/16 x 5 7/8 x 4 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Carved limestone with inscription
Not On View
"...the Daoist layman Su Zun respectfully had one sculpture of Laojun made in order that in High seven generations of his ancestors, men and women, the parents who gave birth to him, and all of his dependants and relatives may achieve the Way at the same time."
1906, purchased for the Museum in China by former curator Okakura Kakuzo. (Accession date: November 21, 1907)
Special Chinese and Japanese Fund