University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:79-23-1S
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Beijing
Taimiao
Temple of Ancestors
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Qing Dynasty
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Gilding
Technique:Painted
Gilded
Iconography:Clouds
Flowers
Dragon
Height: 30 cm
Length: 42.2 cm
Width: 28 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Smedley D. Butler, Jr., Thomas R. Butler, Edith M. P. Wehle and Philippa Wehle Chill, 1979
Other Number:L-230-1 - Other Number
L-870-1 - Other Number

Description

Box for storage of jade tablets. Gilded with molded decoration of dragons on exterior.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibits of the Month: Jade Around the World. ( May 1949 - Jun 1949) View Objects in Exhibition
Chinese Jades (18 May 1978 - 30 Jul 1978) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Cammann, Schuyler V. 1980. "A Rare "Jade" Book: A Manchu Emperor's Edict Carved on Panels of Jade". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 22. no. 3. pg. 27-33 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 37-33View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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