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ID: 300380324
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300380324

 

Record Type: concept
money trees (funerary sculpture, <sculpture by function>, ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Eastern Han artifacts, money trees were good luck charms placed in tombs; so named because of their cast bronze branches laden with leaves made of coins. The branches also contain mythological figures and objects important to Han belief.
 
Terms:
money trees (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
money tree (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
trees, money (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
yaoqian shu (C,U,English,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.VC

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name)
.... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Visual Works (hierarchy name)
........ Visual Works (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of visual works (works)
............ visual works (works) (G)
Hierarchy of <visual works by material or technique>
................ <visual works by material or technique> (G)
Hierarchy of sculpture (visual works)
.................... sculpture (visual works) (G)
Hierarchy of <sculpture by function>
........................ <sculpture by function> (G)
Hierarchy of funerary sculpture
............................ funerary sculpture (G)
Hierarchy of money trees
................................ money trees (G)

Sources and Contributors:
money tree............  [GCI, VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules accessed 23 January 2013
money trees............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
.......................  AATA database (2002-) accessed 23 January 2013
.......................  Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 23 January 2013
.......................  McCann et al., Corrosion of Ancient Chinese Bronze Money Trees, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy (1999) title
.......................  Steele et al., Examination and Analysis of an Eastern Han Dynasty Money Tree, Objects Specialty Group Postprints (1997) title
trees, money............  [GCI, VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
yaoqian shu............  [VP]
.......................  Grove Art Online (2008-)
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [GCI, VP]
.......... AATA database (2002-) accessed 23 January 2013
.......... Grove Art Online (2008-) accessed 23 January 2013
.......... McCann et al., Corrosion of Ancient Chinese Bronze Money Trees, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy (1999) 121-132
.......... Steele et al., Examination and Analysis of an Eastern Han Dynasty Money Tree, Objects Specialty Group Postprints (1997) 125-141

 

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