University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:C678
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Late Qing Dynasty
Early Date: 1781
Late Date: Late Qing Dynasty
Section:Asian
Materials:Jade
Jadeite
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Female
Moon
Hare
Credit Line:Purchased from Wanamaker's Department Store; subscription of Eldridge R. Johnson, 1927

Description

Jade statuette. White and green jade, probably jadeite. Figure of woman holding a hare in her left hand. Right hand holds a spray of foliage. Probably represents the Princess from the moon palace holding a moon hare.


Bibliography:

[Article] Fernald, H. E. 1928. "The George Byron Gordon Memorial Collection of Chinese Objects in Jade, Crystal, Lapis Lazuli and Coral". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum. Vol. XIX. no. No. 1. pg. 35-71 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 57View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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