University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: CG94-1-103A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Glass
Iconography:Court Figure
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1994

Description

Pith painting of official with ruyi scepter.
Painting with beige silk background depicting a court figure wearing robe with mandarin squares. The figure holds lotus shaped jade, symbol of rank or office, as well as long strand of large pearls.


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