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: 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. White ivory 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. Volume XIX (No. 1): 35-71. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 65View Objects cited in this Publication

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