Urn with cover

Urn with cover
Title
Urn with cover
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer V
Object Number 
1946.12ab
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group