University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 72-2-1B
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Canton
Date Made: 18th Century - 1972
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1972
Section:Asian
Materials:Lacquer
Pigment
Cloth
Paper
Glass
Technique:Lacquered
Painted
Iconography:Bird
Flowers
Credit Line:Bequest of George C. Bryant, 1972

Description

Black lacquer box for fan (72-2-1A) with scene of flowers and two birds painted on inner top. An inserted colored cloth and paper box with glass top protects fan. Top scene in gold (Chinese) of garden. All sides floral with single line border. Button catch.


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