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Shou

Chinese
Qing dynasty
dated 1902
Artist Empress Cixi (Manchu–Chinese, 1835–1908)


Dimensions

Overall: 179.8 × 92.3 cm (70 13/16 × 36 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1991.105

Medium or Technique

Ink on orange paper decorated with gold

Out on Loan

On display at Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, August 18, 2018 – February 10, 2019

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Calligraphy

Provenance

Edwin Conger, first U.S. Ambassador to Imperial China and his wife Sarah Conger; by descent to their granddaughter Sarah Buchan Jewell (Mrs T. Edson Jewell), Boston; 1991, gift of Sarah Buchan Jewell to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 1991)

Credit Line

Gift of Sarah Buchan Jewell