University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameRuyi
Object Number:C82
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Ming Dynasty (uncertain)
Qing Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made: Ming Dynasty - 1839
Early Date: 1368
Late Date: 1839
Section:Asian
Materials:Jade
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Boat
Party
Figures
Seascape
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:645 - Sommerville Gem Number
29-128-645 - Old Museum Number
A1506 - Old Museum Number
GETZ 129 - Other Number

Description

Yellowish jade plaque. Possibly from a ruyi scepter. A boating party passing between wood islands.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exhibition of the Art of the Far East ( Dec 1914) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Sommerville, Maxwell. 1889. Engraved Gems: Their History and an Elaborate View of Their Place In Art.. Maxwell Sommerville. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 709, #645View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] University of Pennsylvania. 1914. Catalogue of an Exhibition of the Art of the Far East.. Philadelphia. pg. 52 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 15 No. 7View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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