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Ink Cake Container


Ch'eng Ta-Yueh


c. 1600

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Ink Cake Container, Ch'eng Ta-Yueh
Ink Cake Container: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Lacquerware | Lacquer with incised polychrome decoration
Size: 1-1/4 x 6-1/16 x 6-1/16 in. (3.2 x 15.4 x 15.4 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century
Inscriptions: 3 untranslated inscriptions, in gold, 2 on bottom of cover, 1 on interior
Physical Description: circular box decorated with image of 2 men in a boat at L, large tree at R and rocks and trees in background on cover
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2001.138.5a,b
Artist: Ch'eng Ta-Yueh, 1541-1624
Role: Workshop
Nationality: Chinese
Life Dates: 1541-1624
Added to Site: February 28, 2009