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清 端硯(配鄭燮款竹紋木盒)
Inkstone with Box with Bamboo after Zheng Xie (1693–1765)

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Duan stone, wood
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); W. 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm); D. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
Classification:
Inkstone
Credit Line:
Gift of Marion Chait Howe and Allan S. Chait, in memory of Ralph M. Chait and Libby E. Chait, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.120.2a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Inscription on wood box is written in the style of Zheng Xie (1693–1765) "Banqiao Zhushi", and is carved with sprigs of bamboo.

Marking: Carved seal on back, "xin", (heart)
Marion Chait Howe and Allan S. Chait, New York (until 1981)
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.

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