Votive offering of Daoist Trinity

Chinese
Sui dynasty
Dated June 3, 589


Dimensions

30.7 x 20.5 cm (12 1/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.740

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Sculpture

Inscription

"...the Daoist layman...respectfully had one stone statue made on behalf of his deceased parents. He wishes that seven generations of [his] ancestors, men and women, his parents who gave birth to him, all his living relative, and all living beings may always meet with good fortune."

Provenance

Purchased in China by Mr. Okakura in 1907

Credit Line

Special Chinese and Japanese Fund