"Two Ducks", Rubbing from the Mieu Temple Urns
Bas Relief Rubbings on Rice Paper
Description: Rubbing of two ducks swimming in water. Calligraphic characters center top. Black images on white paper.
Historical Context: This rubbing came from one of the "Nine Dynasty Urns" that stand in the courtyard of the Mieu Temple in the Imperial City in Hue, Vietnam. Built in 1821 by Emperor Minh Mang the temple was dedicated to ten Emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty.
Gift of Dale Schriemer and Mary Witte
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Library of Congress SubjectsVietnam--History--Nguyáº½Ì‚n dynasty, 1802-1945
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