University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 84-21-13A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Anyang
Period: Shang Dynasty
Date Made: Shang Dynasty
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1100
Section:Asian
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Frog
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bull, 1984

Description

Carved white marble statue of a frog. Features of frog carved in low relief to blend with overall shape of curved stone in stylized geometric manner. Large back legs. Indented holes for eyes. Front and bottom flat and smooth.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Feb 1986 - Sep 1987)View Objects in Exhibition
The Bull Collection (16 Oct 1997 - 08 Dec 1997)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 1983. Important Chinese Works of Art: The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Bull. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 244View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Bull, Richard C. 1965. The Metamorphosis of One Collector. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 7 (3): 38-47. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 43View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Salmony, Alfred. 1957. A Pre-Anyang Marble Sculpture. Artibus Asiae. 20 (4): p. 239-40. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 239View Objects cited in this Publication

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