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Mortuary Figurine

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Object Number:C271
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Ming Dynasty (uncertain)
Qing Dynasty (uncertain)
Contemporary (uncertain)
Date Made: Ming Dynasty - 20th Century
Early Date: 1368
Late Date: 1916
Section:Asian
Materials:Ceramic
Glaze
Technique:Fired
Glazed
Iconography:Man
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1916
Other Number:Getz 4A - Other Number

Description

Grave figurine of man on high pedestal. Green glaze waist and front panel of skirt. C270 and C271 are similar. Noted as Ming Dynasty but questionable, possibly 20th century.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of Oriental Art (12 Feb 1916) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Fernald, Helen E. 1926. "Some Chinese Grave Figures". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. XVII. no. No. 1. pg. 75-90 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1917. The University Museum Section of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 4A, pg. 178View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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