Carved Group of Three Priests

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2179

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

Descriptive Terms

figurines
carving (processes)
Chinese export
religious objects
Jade
Carved
China Trade
Religion
Figure, Religious

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.189

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8 x 8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.189A-D

Places

East Asia (Asia) [general region]