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Plaque with Buddhist Triad

Tang dynasty (618–907)
7th century
Earthenware with traces of pigment and gilding
H. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); W. 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1930
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Da Tang shan ye ni ya de zhen ru miao se shen: "In the Tang dynasty, by good works one obtains in pressed clay, true likeness of the wonderful Being".
Shaanxi Province

[ Edgar Worch , New York, until 1930; sold to MMA]
New York. Asia Society. "The Story of a Painting: The Korean Buddhist Treasure from the Burke Foundation," April 23, 1991–July 28, 1991.

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