Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Daoist altar
  • China
  • Daoist altar, circa 1800s
  • Where object was made: China
  • wood
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Long Ellis Gallery, 315, C1
  • 1928.3189
Description
Inscriptions/Signature
Exhibitions

Wooden throne in miniature. Background in red. Decorations and inscription in relief. The back of the throne is painted with gold and inscribed with the names of eight Daoist dieties.