University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 89-13-262
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China (uncertain)
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Metal
Iconography:Fish
Bird
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum, 1989

Description

Mold used for rice cake or some other confection. Dark colored rectangular block of wood with four concave carved impressions of a fish, a bird and two ovals. There are two pegs attached to the back with a wire strung between them.


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