FMNH 235172.A-.D

  • 235172: set of 3 black ink cakes in a
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    Description: set of 3 black ink cakes in a fitted box. Ink, wood, silk, cotton, bone [for calligraphy writing]
  • EX2015 1a 235172  Reference Image
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    Description: scan of annotated catalog card
Catalog Number: 235172.A-.D
Description: box of 3 ink cakes
Materials: ink, wood, silk, cotton, bone
Cultural Attribution: Han Chinese
Time Period: Late Qing Dynasty or Modern - Late Ch'ing or Modern
Accession Number: [2687] E. H. Bahr (Purchase)
Accession Year:
Collector/Source: Edna H. Bahr : American Friends of China, Edna H. Bahr : American Friends of China
EMu IRN: 1142346
GUID: 535a01da-c581-4ac5-96e3-94cc46d8f50d

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