University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Image is Not Available
Object Number: C414
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Buddhist (uncertain)
Provenience: China
Period: Ming Dynasty (uncertain)
Qing Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made: Ming Dynasty - 1924
Early Date: 1368
Late Date: 1924
Section:Asian
Materials:Gilt
Bronze
Technique:Gilt
Engraved
Iconography:Lotus
Credit Line:Purchased from Viginier of Paris; Avery Fund, 1924

Description

Gilt bronze ink stand or incense holder. The lotus flower design seems to indicate its religious use.


You may also be interested in these objects:


See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org

© Penn Museum 2017 Sitemap / Contact / Copyright / Disclaimer / Privacy / Upenn