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Seal

Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Tianqi period (1621–27)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Black jade
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); W. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Classification:
Seals
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1919
Accession Number:
19.19.16
Not on view
Inscription: Lu du ge bao. These four characters literally mean "Dragon Picture Hall treasure".
[ Laiyuan & Company , until 1919; sold to MMA]
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