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Balance

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

early 17th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G215
Balance, Artist Unknown (China)
Balance: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Huang-hua-li hardwood and pai tung hardware
Size: 34 1/4 x 24 1/8 x 9 5/8 in. (87 x 61.28 x 24.45 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 17th century, Ming dynasty
Inscriptions: Inscription undecifered, engraved on each weight
Physical Description: two drawer case with side posts and double cross braces at top, upper most brace hump backed; silver hardware ten brass weights; brass scale with two pans and hanging chains; scale and weights are from a later date than the stand
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 96.120.1a-p
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009