University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:21951B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: California (State)
San Francisco (California)
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 19th Century
Section:Asian
Credit Line:Gift of John Wanamaker, 1900

Description

One of a pair of Kan pui or jiaobei, red divining blocks. Half moon shaped.


Bibliography:

[Article] Poster, Amy G. 2014. Stewart Culin: Chinese vernacular Culture in America and the Enchantment of the Museum, in Steuber, Jason & Lai, Guolong. 2014. Collectors, Collections & Collecting the Arts of China: Histories & Challenges. 99-118.View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1901. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Vol. III (No. 1): 47-57.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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