Current Location:
Eberhard Center -> 9th Floor (EC)
Location Notes:
EC; 9th Floor; Open office 902, NW wall

"Two Trees", Rubbing from the Mieu Temple Urns

Artwork
Identifier:
2012.80.1e
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 two trees and calligraphic characters 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.

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