University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:83-21-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
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
Inscription Language:Chinese Language
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:

Recent Acquisitions 1983 (12 Mar 1984) View Objects in Exhibition
Chinese Bronze and Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Jul 2001 - 05 Feb 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
The Bull Collection (16 Oct 1997 - 08 Dec 1997) View Objects in Exhibition

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