University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 38-20-1A
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: China
Period: Tang Dynasty
Date Made: Tang Dynasty
Early Date: 618
Late Date: 906
Height: 7.6cm
Outside Diameter:24.3cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Ralph Chait, 1938
Other Number14-1972-1 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number


Bowl with lid (38-20-1B). Solid silver with floral pattern in gold niello. Shallow bowl with ring base and rounded sides which are divided by ridges (interior) into five vertical panels.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966)View Objects in Exhibition


[Article] Jayne, Horace H. F. 1941. The Chinese Collections of The University Museum: A Handbook of the Principal Objects. The University Museum Bulletin. 9 (2-3) : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 40, fig. 32View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue] Kelley, Clarence W. 1984. Chinese Gold & Silver in American Collections: Tang Dynasty, A.D. 618-907. : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 15View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Sweetman, John. 1985. Chinese Gold and Silver from the Tang Dynasty in American Collections. Oriental Art. Vol. XXXI (No. 1): pp. 70-75. : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 75, fig. 9View Objects cited in this Publication

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