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Object Number:
C79
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Date Made:
18th Century - 19th Century
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1899
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Metal
Clay
Realgar
Iconography:
Taoist Figure
Dongfang Shuo
Description:
Taoist figure Dongfang Shuo holding a peach and bat with small attendant figure on right also holding peach. Made from realgar (arsenic monosulfide) a gem grade arsenic.
Height:
40.32cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Spink & Son
Other Number:
A1502   -   Old Museum Number
GETZ II-132   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Members Night: What in the World (15 Jan 1975 - 15 Jan 1975)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Getz, John. 1916. Exhibition of Oriental Art. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 223-4, No. 132
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