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Imperial Statuette

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Object Number:
C687A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Ming Dynasty (uncertain)
Qing Dynasty (uncertain)
Modern (uncertain)
Date Made:
Ming-1927
Early Date:
1368
Late Date:
1927
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Coral
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Female
Phoenix
Description:
Statuette of lady with phoenix. Imperial coral carving. C686 and C687 are a pair. White ivory stand is C687B
Credit Line:
Purchased from Wanamaker's Department Store; subscription of Eldridge R. Johnson

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. 65
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