Overall: 18 x 6 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 45.7 x 17.1 x 8.9 cm )
Carved wood tablet with rectangular base into which two vertical pieces fit; exterior of these two vertical pieces includes yellow rectangular panel with Chinese characters; interior painted with characters.
Gift of Mr. Kiliaen Van Rensselaer
written: on label glued to tablet: "The Ancestral Tablet for... /of Hung Sing Sang who died when/he was 10 years old. It was delivered/up to J. I. [sic] April 11. 1857. by said/teacher aged 30 years./FORK [sic] Chaw China."
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