FMNH 254837.A

  • Creator: Lindsay Bartolini : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology Department
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History. | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 54B-2/03 | Provenience: China, probably Peking | People: Chinese | Period: Late Ch'ing [Qing] | Object: Cricket gourd and bag | Material: Gourd, ivory, chintz | Description: Pear-shaped golden brown gourd with lion dogs and balls in relief, ivory rim. Lid: Ivory with open-work dragon design. Obtained from Mrs. Isabelle Mayer, Woodbury, Conn. in late 1950's. Green chintz drawstring bag made by Bieber. | Dimensions (in cm.): height: 10.6, max. diam: 7.0 | Collection: C. F. Bieber Lion Dog Collection, presented by Miss Caroline Frances Bieber, 2 January 1963 [LEFT MARGIN] A | ENT | 254837 | A-C | Field No.: W32 | Neg. No.: ALB. P. 136 | Acc. 2791 [BACK] [drawing and photo labelled 254837] | Cricket gourd. Moulded gourd with elephant ivory bezel; cover in two parts, elephant ivory insert, carved dragon motif. | Stamp: See CONSERVATION FILE.
Catalog Number: 254837.A
Description: cricket gourd lid
Materials: gourd, ivory, chintz
Cultural Attribution: Han Chinese
Time Period: Late Qing
Locality: Asia, China, Beijing, Beijing - Peking
Accession Number: [2791] C. F. Bieber (Gift)
Accession Year:
Continent: Asia
Country: China
Province/State: Beijing
City/Town: Beijing - Peking
Collector/Source: C. F. Bieber, C. F. Bieber
IRN: 2794085
GUID: 344cdfed-5855-409b-9cfb-d7340dcd8c0c