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Ink Tablet

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date:
late 19th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Indigo ink
Dimensions:
H. 2 in. (5.1 cm); W. 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Classification:
Ink
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1929
Accession Number:
30.76.207
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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