Current Location:
Shelf D9 (CS1) -> Box 121
Location Notes:
IDC; Compressed Shelving Unit 1; Section D; Shelf D9; Box 121

"Two Trees", Rubbing from the Mieu Temple Urns

Artwork
Identifier:
2012.80.1h
Artist:
Artist Unknown
Credit:
Gift of Dale Schriemer and Mary Witte
Medium:
Bas Relief Rubbings on Rice Paper
Date:
circa 1930
Description:
The rubbing depicts two trees blowing in the wind on a hillside. Calligraphic characters on left side. Black image 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