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Urn with cover

Object Number: 
1946.12ab
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Stone, brass, gilding, and textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 6 in. ( 24.8 x 19 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Stone (red porphory) urn with gilt brass mounts on red porphory pedestal with red velvet textile beneath; domed gilt brass lid, engraved with foo dog finial.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this urn was brought from China by Dr. Boudinot Atterbury, brother of Mrs. Kiliaen Van Rensselaer IV, (Olivia Phelps Atterbury, d. 1923), mother of the donor. Dr. Atterbury was a medical missionary in China.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer V
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group