Carved panels of tomb gate - ROM2008_10027_1


Carved panels of tomb gate

Medium:Carved limestone
Geography: Yongtai Village; Beijing; China
Date: c. 1660-1700
Period: Qing Dynasty
125.7 x 214.6 x 32.6 cm
Object number: 919.1.25.G
Credit Line: The George Crofts Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Gallery of Chinese Architecture
DescriptionSome of Zu Dashou's more important sons had their own enclosed family graveyards, constructed next to their father's. These panels, carved with mythical qilin animals, come from the gate which guarded the graveyard of one of these sons.
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