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Ink Stick in Seal Form


Wang Wei-kao


18th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G217
Ink Stick in Seal Form, Wang Wei-kao
Ink Stick in Seal Form: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ink (Do Not Use) | Pine soot and animal adhesive
Size: 1 1/8 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (2.86 x 8.26 x 8.26 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 18th century, Ch'ing dynasty
Inscriptions: Inscriptionon seal, on bottom: [Eternal collection of the heavenly palace]
Physical Description: domed top carved with 2 dragons with gilded details among waves; Ming-style imperial seal on bottom; sides carved with organic designs
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2000.36.9
Artist: Wang Wei-kao
Role: Artist
Added to Site: February 28, 2009