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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1935.37.79
Title
Paper God: God of Wealth in His Shrine with Two Attendants
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
early 20th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China, Sichuan province, Jiajiang
Period
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/206373
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper; with printed inscription on the shrine reading "Ju Bao Tang" ("Hall of Plentiful Treasure"), and printed couplet reading from right to left: "Tu Zhong Sheng Bai Yu; Di Nei Chu Huang Jin" ("Pure Jade Grows out of the Earth; Yellow Gold Comes out of the Ground"). Probably from Jiajiang, Sichuan.
Dimensions
paper: 31.3 x 18.3 cm (12 5/16 x 7 3/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Carl Schuster, Esq.
Accession Year
1935
Object Number
1935.37.79
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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