University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: C79
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: 18th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Metal
Clay
Realgar
Iconography:Taoist Figure
Dongfang Shuo
Height: 40.32cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Spink & Son, 1914
Other NumberA1502 - Old Museum Number
GETZ II-132 - Other Number

Description

Taoist figure Dongfang Shuo holding a peach and bat with small attendant figure on right also holding peach. Made from realgar (arsenic monosulfide) a gem grade arsenic.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Members Night: What in the World (15 Jan 1975 - 15 Jan 1975)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The Univesity Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 223-4, No. 132View Objects cited in this Publication

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