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Day, Clarence Burton, Collection of Chinese Scrolls

 Unprocessed
Identifier: yhm-arc-0000-340

Content Description

Two chinese scrolls. Note: 4 Chinese paintings were donated by Clarence Day in 1930. These are listed on postcard to Prof. Ibbotson in Day's alumni biographical file as "very old 'Kuan-yin' (Goddess of Mercy, a Buddhist figure--rather patched but rare & valuable--dated about 1800) from Hangchow; 'Yu Huang Shang-Ti' (The Pearly or Jade Emperor of Heaven--Chief of all Taoist gods, riding chariot thru clouds) from Hangchow; 'Chung K'uei' (Demon Expeller--with foot on devil & brandishing sword)--from Shaohing, Chekiang, 30 mi. so. of Hangchow; 'Kuan Kung & Chow Ch'ang' The God of War & his bodyguard. Used as Protector of shops & homes, from Shaohing, Che.".

Acquisition Type

Gift

Provenance

Clarence Burton Day, Class of 1911

Restrictions Apply

No

Access Restrictions

Poor Condition -- Preservation Access Only

Extent

3 Linear Feet (2 tubes)