University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: C685A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Modern (uncertain)
Qing Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made: Qing Dynasty - 1927
Early Date: 1644
Late Date: 1927
Section:Asian
Materials:Lapis Lazuli
Iconography:Sage
Mountain
Landscape
Credit Line:Purchased from Wanamaker's Department Store; subscription of Eldridge R. Johnson, 1927

Description

Lapis lazuli table screen. Carved tablet. Sages in mountain scenery. C684 and C685 are a pair. Ivory stand is C685B.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Feb 1986 - Sep 1987)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Fernald, H. E. 1928. The George Byron Gordon Memorial Collection of Chinese Objects in Jade, Crystal, Lapis Lazuli and Coral. The Museum Journal. Volume XIX (No. 1): 35-71. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 61View Objects cited in this Publication

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