University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: 94-10-3.35
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Sino-Tibetan
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Qing Dynasty
Early Date: 1644
Late Date: 1912
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Mother-of-Pearl
Ivory
Technique:Carved
Inlaid
Iconography:Gate
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Fred Maloof (Richard G. and Jennifer L. Maloof), 1994

Description

Small gate for shrine. Top: green carved design ivory. Bottom: wood inlaid with mother-of-pearl on front side. Thin, dark strips of wood attached to top and bottom. Notches to attach gate to shrine. Location: 3rd tier, right front gate inserts into frame.


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