University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:38-20-1A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Tang Dynasty
Date Made: Tang Dynasty
Early Date: 618
Late Date: Tang Dynasty
Section:Asian
Materials:Silver
Gold
Technique:Niello
Iconography:Flowers
Height: 7.6 cm
Outside Diameter:24.3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Ralph Chait, 1938
Other Number:14-1972-1 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Description

Bowl with lid (38-20-1B). Solid silver with floral pattern in gold niello. Shallow bowl with ring base and rounded sides which are divided by ridges (interior) into five vertical panels.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Halls (1941 - 1966) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Jayne, Horace H. F. 1941. "The Chinese Collections of The University Museum: A Handbook of the Principal Objects". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 9. no. 2-3. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 40, fig. 32View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Kelley, Clarence W. 1984. Chinese Gold & Silver in American Collections: Tang Dynasty, A.D. 618-907.. Dayton Art Institute. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 15View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Sweetman, John. 1985. "Chinese Gold and Silver from the Tang Dynasty in American Collections". Oriental Art. Vol. XXXI. no. No. 1. pg. 70-75 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 75, fig. 9View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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