Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1980.92.4
Title
Paper God: Kitchen God and Wife at an Altar Table beneath the South Heavenly Gate
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
early 20th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Beijing
Period
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/202259
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper; with printed inscription of titles reading "Dong Chu Si Ming" ("Arbiter of Fate in the Kitchen"), and "Nan Tian Men" ("South Heavenly Gate"). Probably from Beijing.
Dimensions
paper: 34.9 x 25.1 cm (13 3/4 x 9 7/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Nelson Goodman
Accession Year
1980
Object Number
1980.92.4
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
The Harvard Art Museums encourage the use of images found on this website for personal, noncommercial use, including educational and scholarly purposes. To request a higher resolution file of this image, please submit an online request.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art at am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu