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"Inkstone" and Cover in the Shape of a Turtle

Period: Sui (581–618)–Tang (618–907) dynasty
Date: ca. 6th–7th century
Culture: China
Medium: Earthenware
Dimensions: H. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); W. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm); L. 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm)
Classification: Inkstone
Credit Line: Purchase, The Vincent Astor Foundation Gift, 2003
Accession Number: 2003.82a, b

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