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Carved Group of Three Priests

1991.189A-D (RS35076)

Description

Asian stone carving, probably jade, of a group of three men, probably priests, on carved black base: A: Base B: Green figure on left holding infant C: Green figure at center D: Amber figure at right.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
Object type
Ceremonial Artifact
Places
East Asia (Asia) [general region]
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
China Trade
Chinese export
Figure, Religious
figurines
Jade
Religion
religious objects
Dimensions
8 x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.189A-D
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2179

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