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Title

Stone: model pedestal

Description

One cream and light tan carved model stone pedestal in the form of a drum. Squat cylinder bulging at the waist. Upper and lower rims ringed with a beaded pattern; mid-section presents a botanical design in low relief. A metal pipe is inserted into a hole drilled into the upper face of the object.

Source

Rewi Alley

Provenance

Part of collection Alley gave to Canterbury Museum during Museum director Roger Duff's trip to China in 1956.

Physical Dimensions

70.38x78.33 mm (h x w)

Museum Ac. No.

C1956.333

Usage Rights

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Period

Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 A.D.)

Collection

Citation

“Stone: model pedestal,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed December 12, 2017, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/1146.