University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:33-54-3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Date Made: 19th Century - 1933
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1933
Section:Asian
Iconography:Pig
Zhu Wuneng
Zhu Bajie
Credit Line:Purchased from John C. Ferguson, 1933

Description

Shadow puppet of Zhu Wuneng (猪悟能), the Pig, also known as Zhu Bajie (猪八戒). This puppet is used in the play "The Leopard" (金钱豹, Jin Qian Bao). He is also featured in the Journey to the West. Black face with snout, open mouth with teeth and red tongue. Black long shirt, red pants, yellow/black boots.


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