University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: CG94-1-70
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Paper
Iconography:Deity
People
Bell
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1994
Other NumberP.1 - Other Number
0029 - Other Number
143/278 - Other Number

Description

Painting on silk portraying two figures, one captivated under a bell, while the other standing on a pair of golden wheels on fire with smoke coming from his fingertips. The second figure is also holding a spear. Trees, bushes surround the figures in action. This is possibly depicting Chinese mythological character Nezha. Chinese or Japanese writing in black on the left, upper area. Color used- green, black, and white. Black border around the picture.


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