The Inventor of the Sword | 李鐵拐磨劍


From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Title The Inventor of the Sword | 李鐵拐磨劍
Object Number C246
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese | Daoist
Provenience China
Period Yuan Dynasty
Date Made Yuan Dynasty
Section Asian
Materials Silk
Technique Painted
Iconography Li T'ieh-Kuai | Li Tieguai | Sword Inventor | Daoist Immortal

Painting of Li Tieguai, one of the eight Daoist immortals whose attributes includes a gourd and a staff. Listed as "The Inventor of the Sword". Artist Unknown. Very good painting in terms of the facial expression and seemingly uneven posture of his feet. He is gazing upward while grinding the sword.

Credit Line Purchased from C. T. Loo, 1916
Other Number Getz 42 - Other Number

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