Current Location:
Section 37 (VS) -> Middle Shelf (VS37)
Location Notes:
IDC; Vertical Storage; Section 37; Middle Shelf

"Blossoms", Rubbing from the Mieu Temple Urns

Artwork
Identifier:
2012.80.1c
Artist:
Artist Unknown
Credit:
Gift of Dale Schriemer and Mary Witte
Medium:
Bas Relief Rubbing on Rice Paper
Date:
circa 1930
Description:
Black rubbing of a hillside, a tree in bloom and a calligraphic character on white rice 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.

Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Terms:
bas-relief
bas-reliefs