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Mortuary Figurine

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Object Number:C269
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Ming Dynasty
Date Made: Ming Dynasty
Early Date: 1368
Late Date: 1644
Section:Asian
Materials:Ceramic
Paint
Technique:Fired
Painted
Iconography:Musician
Man
Sheng
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1916
Other Number:GETZ 4A - Other Number

Description

Grave figurine of male musician with Sheng. Movable head. Traces of black, maroon and vermilion paint. C266 through C269 are a set.

Bibliography:

[Article] Fernald, Helen E. 1926. "Some Chinese Grave Figures". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. XVII. no. No. 1. pg. 75-90 Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1917. The University Museum Section of Oriental Art.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 4A, pg. 178View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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