University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:85-37-31
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Sichuan
Jiading
Date Made: 1930's
Early Date: 1930
Late Date: 1939
Section:Asian
Materials:Ink
Rice Paper
Iconography:Tiger
Credit Line:Gift of Anneliese Gutkind-Bulling, 1985
Other Number:33 - Other Number

Description

Leaping Tiger from Tomb 8 from Shiziwan, Leshan. Likely a depiction of the tiger of the west, one of the four directional animals which often appear in Han funerary art. Black ink on rice paper. From Han tomb reliefs.


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