University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:C423
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Tang Dynasty
Date Made: Tang Dynasty
Early Date: 618
Late Date: Tang Dynasty
Section:Asian
Materials:Paint
Gesso
Ceramic
Technique:Fired
Glazed
Iconography:Musician
Harp
Credit Line:Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1924

Description

Funerary figurine. Clay. Musician with a harp. C421, C422, C423, C424 and C425 are a set.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989) View Objects in Exhibition
The History of Music in China Symposium (22 Nov 2014 - 22 Nov 2014) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 163 Full pageView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Fernald, H. E. 1926. "Ancient Chinese Musical Instruments". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum. Vol. XVII. no. No. 4. pg. 325-371 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 325-371View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] 1924. "Chinese Sculpture". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum. Vol. XV. no. No. 4. pg. 258-287 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 280, plate. XV, XVIIIView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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