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Ink Tablet

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
late 19th century
Indigo ink
H. 2 in. (5.1 cm); W. 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1929
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Reverse: "In dropfuls the black liquid, Dazzling the golden jar. Once ground (the ink) changes into ink hogs." Inscribed by old Hu Gaiwen.
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