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PIN WITH A PUTAI

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Pavilion Hallway


About this object

The pin is composed of a statuette of a Putai carved in coral. He sits on a circular gold base which is set with turquoise cabochons and gold filigree. He wears a large gold hat with wings that project to the sides. There is a pin at back.

Object name:
PIN WITH A PUTAI
Made from:
Coral -- gold -- topaz
Made in:
China
Date made:
unknown
Size:
2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
62.49
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973