University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: C446B
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: China
Period: Six Dynasties (uncertain)
Tang Dynasty (uncertain)
Ming Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made: Six Dynasties - Ming
Early Date: 220
Late Date: 1644
Low relief
Incense Burner
Credit Line:Purchased from A. G. Worch, 1925
Other NumberGETZ 17 - Other Number


Carved stone stela base. The oblong quadrilateral four-footed base has low relief carvings of lions with incense burners, seated monks and lotus on the sides and a band of lotus medallions on the top.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966)View Objects in Exhibition


[Article] Jayne, Horace H. F. 1941. The Chinese Collections of The University Museum: A Handbook of the Principal Objects. The University Museum Bulletin. 9 (2-3) Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 60View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Siren, Osvald. 1925. Chinese sculpture from the fifth to the fourteenth century; over 900 specimens in stone, bronze, lacquer and wood, principally from northern China. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 288View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Siren, Osvald. 1925. Quelques observations sur les imitations des anciennes sculptures chinoises. Artibus Asiae. Volume 1 (No. 1) Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 68-69View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Getz, John. 1916. The Univesity Museum Exhibition of Oriental Art. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 183, no.17View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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