Small Daoist stela depicting Laojun in a niche

citation

Historical period(s)
Northern Zhou dynasty, 567
Medium
Stone
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 16.8 x 12.2 x 6.1 cm (6 5/8 x 4 13/16 x 2 3/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Acquired under the guidance of the Carl Whiting Bishop expedition
Accession Number
FSC-S-48
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Taoist sculpture

Keywords
China, Daoism, halo, incense, Laojun, lion, Northern Zhou dynasty (557 - 581)
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Published References
  • Liu Yang. Origins of Daoist Iconography. vol. 31 Washington and Ann Arbor. p. 36, fig. 7.
  • Li Song. A History of Chinese Daoist Art. China. .
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum