University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:C687A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Ming Dynasty (uncertain)
Qing Dynasty (uncertain)
Modern (uncertain)
Date Made: Ming Dynasty - 1927
Early Date: 1368
Late Date: Ming Dynasty - 1927
Section:Asian
Materials:Coral
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Female
Phoenix
Credit Line:Purchased from Wanamaker's Department Store; subscription of Eldridge R. Johnson, 1927

Description

Statuette of lady with phoenix. Imperial coral carving. C686 and C687 are a pair. Wooden stand is C687B.


Bibliography:

[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. 65View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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