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晚清 黃山圖墨(八錠一套)
Set of eight ink tablets decorated with sixteen peaks from the Yellow Mountains (Huangshan)

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
after 1850
Ink, lacquer
Each ink: L. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); W. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm); D. 7/16 in. (1.1 cm) Box: H. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm); W. 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm); L. 8 13/16 in. (22.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of A. W. Bahr, 1958
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: On each ink, in gold, across top on one side and on right edge on other side, the names of sixteen famous peaks in China (two names on each stick); inscription read by Fong Chow, 1960.
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