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Figurine

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: 40.32 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Spink & Son, 1914
Other Number:A1502 - 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 University Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 223-4, No. 132View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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