Carved Chinese god

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2183

Description

Seated god, pale green stone, probably jade, with touches of red and black; mounted on carved black stone base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.193A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Ceremonial Artifact

Dimensions

7 x 3 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.193AB

Places

East Asia (Asia) [general region]