University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 89-13-255
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Peach
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum, 1989

Description

Rice cake mold. Light golden colored wood block with handle. Carved concave peach design in one side of block with character for longevity in the center,壽. Five chinese characters are stamped below the design: 中国棉湖粿印 Used to make Tao Guo (桃粿) which are often made for festivals.


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