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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.
A. W. Bahr , (until 1958; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Out of Character: Decoding Chinese Calligraphy—Selections from the Collection of Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang," April 29, 2014–August 17, 2014.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Art of the Chinese Album," September 6, 2014–March 29, 2015.

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