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Table Screen

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Object Number:
C674A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Date Made:
Qianlong
Early Date:
1736
Late Date:
1795
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Jade
Technique:
Carved
Description:
Green jade table screen. One of a pair (C673-674). Qianlong period. Front scene depicts the Eight Daoist Immortals paying homage to Shou Lao, the God of longevity. A poem is inscribed on the reverse next to a phoenix. Qianlong period.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Wanamaker's Department Store; subscription of Eldridge R. Johnson

Bibliography:

[Article] Lyons, Elizabeth. 1978. Chinese Jades: The Role of Jade in Ancient China: An Introduction to a Special Exhibition at The University Museum. Expedition. 20 (3): 4-20. : Page/Fig./Plate: 10, Fig. 11
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[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. 45, 47
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