University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: 83-21-1
Current Location: China Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Ming Dynasty
Date Made: Ming Dynasty
Early Date: 1368
Late Date: 1644
Section:Asian
Materials:Iron
Gold
Silver
Technique:Inlaid
Cast
Iconography:Feng Huang
Phoenix
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bull, 1983

Description

Iron belt hook in form of feng huang or phoenix with silver and gold inlay. Gold inlaid inscription in archaic style characters on the button indicating the name of the shop commissioned to make the piece.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Bull Collection (16 Oct 1997 - 08 Dec 1997)View Objects in Exhibition
Chinese Bronze and Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jul 2001)View Objects in Exhibition
Recent Acquisitions 1983 (12 Mar 1984)View Objects in Exhibition

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