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Inkstone with Fitted Box


Lu T'ung


early 19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G215
Inkstone with Fitted Box, Lu T'ung
Inkstone with Fitted Box: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Red and black lacquer with engraved-gold decoration and sand lacquer inkstone
Size: 1 3/8 x 4 13/16 in. (3.5 x 12.22 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 19th century, Ch'ing dynasty
Inscriptions: Mark artist'S seal at center underbase, painted
Physical Description: flat circular covered box with squared off sides; lacquered organic motif at top and sides of cover, band of similar design carried through to base edge; brown lacquer ground, black interior
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 97.87.4a-c
Artist: T'ung Lu, Chinese, active late 18th -early 19th century
Role: Artist
Nationality: Chinese
Life Dates: Chinese, active late 18th -early 19th century
Added to Site: February 28, 2009