University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: 94-10-2.15
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Sino-Tibetan
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Qing Dynasty
Early Date: 1644
Late Date: 1912
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Cloth
Glass
Ivory
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Dragons
Deities
Urns
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Fred Maloof (Richard G. and Jennifer L. Maloof), 1994

Description

Wooden trapezoidal box. Hole cut out of one side surrounded by blue cloth with dragons on it. Other side: 4 geometric/floral designs set inside circles, interspersed with swastikas, behind glass. At either end: small portraits of gods and urns behind glass with green ivory carvings seperating them. Large metal screw in top of both short sides.


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