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Mandarin Square

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Native Name:
P'u-Fang
P'u-Tze
Object Number:
54-16-4
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Date Made:
c. 1670
Early Date:
1645
Late Date:
1695
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Silk
Technique:
Embroidered
Iconography:
Silver Pheasant
Mountain
Cloud
Description:
Later 17th century, reign of Kangxi. Fifth rank silver pheasant square. Rare example of survival of Ming-type bird with the Ming style of many straight-edged feathers, instead of the later scalloped-edge style. The rich Kangxi style of satin stitch over hog bristles for the bird, clouds, etc., on a couched gold background. In good condition, except for the loss of peacock feathers from rock and border-background.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Mrs. Cecil P. Reichel
Other Number:
83-12-1   -   Other Number

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