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Reproduction

Wu Liang Shrine Fragment

Funerary Shrine Fragment

Wall Fragment

Carving

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Object Number:
C247
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Shandong
Jining
Date Made:
Early 20th Century
Early Date:
1900
Late Date:
1915
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Stone
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Legend
Human Figures
Chinese Historical Figure
Description:
Copy of one of the slabs from the Wu Liang Mausoleum built in 147 CE during the Han Dynasty by the Wu family in the present Jiaxiang County, Department of Jining, Shandong Province. Also known as the Wu family shrine. Hard black stone, the background cut away in little rough grooves, now weathered grey, so that the figures stand out like silhouettes. Three registers with historical and legendary scenes.
Height:
59.7cm
Width:
74.9cm
Depth:
10.2cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from C. T. Loo
Other Number:
GETZ 24   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Getz, John. 1917. Section of Oriental Art Catalogue. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 24
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