University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: 94-10-2.17
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
Mother-of-Pearl
Technique:Carved
Inlaid
Iconography:Floral Pattern
Deities
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Fred Maloof (Richard G. and Jennifer L. Maloof), 1994

Description

Roof fits over top of shrine body, 2 holes cut in top panels. Center extends further front than sides. Carved wooden bud or whirlwind shaped knobs hang down from roof, 1 missing. Inlaid mother-of-peral flower design, and small pictures of gods located behind knobs.


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