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Object TitlePeacock and Pipa Trees
Object Number: C118
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: China
Period: Ming Dynasty (uncertain)
Qing Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made: 17th Century
Early Date: 1600
Late Date: 1699
Pipa Tree
Credit Line:Purchased from M. Knoedler & Company, 1916
Other NumberGETZ 54 - Other Number


Peacock and Pipa Tree. Artist Unknown. There are also two small birds in the trees. Red seals of owners are not legible except for one belonging to Xiang Molin 項墨林 (1525 - 1590 CE), a collector of the 16th Century also known as Xiang Yuanbian (項元汴). Formerly in the collection of John Calvin Ferguson (1866 - 1945 CE).

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Harrison Chinese Rotunda Inaugural Exhibition ( Feb 1916)View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue] Fernald, Helen E. 1922. Handbook of Chinese Paintings in the Collection of the Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 19, pg. 22-23View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The Univesity Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 197 no.54View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] M. Knoedler & Co. 1914. Catalogue of early Chinese paintings of the T'ang, Sung and Yuan dynasties A.D. 600-1400. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 4View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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