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Object Number:
84-21-13A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Anyang
Period:
Shang Dynasty
Date Made:
Shang Dynasty
Early Date:
1700
Late Date:
1100
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Frog
Description:
Carved white marble statue of a frog. Features of frog carved in low relief to blend with overall shape of curved stone in stylized geometric manner. Large back legs. Indented holes for eyes. Front and bottom flat and smooth.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bull

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Chinese Jade (Rotunda Case Exhibit) ( Feb 1986 - Sep 1987)
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The Bull Collection (16 Oct 1997 - 08 Dec 1997)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 1983. Important Chinese Works of Art: The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Bull. : Page/Fig./Plate: No. 244
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[Article] Bull, Richard C. 1965. The Metamorphosis of One Collector. Expedition. 7 (3): 38-47. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 43
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[Article] Salmony, Alfred. 1957. A Pre-Anyang Marble Sculpture. Artibus Asiae. 20 (4): p. 239-40. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 239
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