Votive offering of Celestial Venerable One and attendants

Chinese
Tang dynasty
Dated A.D. 623


Dimensions

34.3 x 24.9 cm (13 1/2 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

10.308

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

Inscription

The inscription on the base states that the Daoist layman Li Jun-wu hopes that his deceased relatives will become immortal and all his living relatives may ascend and achieve the enlightenment.

Provenance

Purchased through Mr. Okakura by Mr. Hayazaki in China, 1910

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution