Ceramic: tablet

One unglazed arch-shaped light tan earthenware votive tablet. Obverse presents elongated stylised buddha figure moulded in relief. Reverse presents incised inscription in Chinese characters that reads: 印度佛像大唐/蘇常侍等共作 or 'Indian Buddhist Image, the Great Tang, made by [court eunuch] Su and others.'
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Dimensions (LxWxH): 55 x 50 x 12mm (2 3/16 x 1 15/16 x 1/2")
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