University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:C356
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Han Dynasty
Date Made: Han Dynasty
Early Date: -206
Late Date: Han Dynasty
Section:Asian
Materials:Ceramic
Clay
Technique:Fired
Glazed
Iconography:Watch Tower
Birds
Credit Line:Purchased from Yamanaka, 1918
Other Number:GETZ 137 - Other Number

Description

Pottery model of a han house or watch tower. Green glazed. Three stories. Birds on roof.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966) View Objects in Exhibition
Chinese ceramics (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Sep 1987) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] White, Jennifer L. 2000. A Masterpiece in Clay: A Han House Model Reflects Traditional Chinese Life. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 42 (2)View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Jayne, Horace H. F. 1941. The Chinese Collections of The University Museum: A Handbook of the Principal Objects. The University Museum Bulletin. 9 (2-3)View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The University Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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