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Statuette

Object Number:18226
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Canton
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: 19th Century - 1891
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1891
Section:Asian
Materials:Root
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Shan Sing Kung
Height: 29.84 cm
Length: 15 cm
Width: 15 cm
Credit Line:Gift of William Pepper, 1891
Other Number:LE240 - Other Number

Description

Image of Shau Sing King. Carved from the root of the bamboo, the fibers of the root forming part of his cloak. Crude curio.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Loan Exhibition - Objects Used in Religious Ceremonies, and Charms and Implements For Divination (16 Apr 1892) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Culin, Robert S. 1892. Loan Exhibition: Objects Used in Religious Ceremonies and Charms and Implements for Divination.. University of Pennsylvania, Department of Archaeology and Paleontology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg.78, no.240View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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