University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:C674A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Qianlong
Early Date: 1736
Late Date: Qianlong
Section:Asian
Materials:Jade
Technique:Carved
Inscription Language:Chinese Language
Credit Line:Purchased from Wanamaker's Department Store; subscription of Eldridge R. Johnson, 1927

Description

Green jade table screen. One of a pair (C673-674). Qianlong period. Front scene depicts the Eight Daoist Immortals paying homage to Shou Lao, the God of longevity. A poem is inscribed on the reverse next to a phoenix. Qianlong period.


Bibliography:

[Article] Lyons, Elizabeth. 1978. "Chinese Jades: The Role of Jade in Ancient China: An Introduction to a Special Exhibition at The University Museum". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 20. no. 3. pg. 4-20 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 10, Fig. 11View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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. 45, 47View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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