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Faith and Empire: An Overview

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Fig. 1.17:

probably Qutan Temple, Qinghai Province, China
Ming dynasty, Yongle reign mark (1403–1424)
gilt bronze
53 1/2 x 26 x 17 7/10 in. (136 x 66 x 45 cm)

Musée Cernuschi, Asian Arts Museum of Paris
MC 5173
photograph © Stéphane Piera, Musée Cernuschi, RogerViollet

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