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Title

Red Ink Cake

Artist

Wu Lien-p'u

Date

1816

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Red Ink Cake, Wu Lien-p'u
Red Ink Cake: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ink (Do Not Use) | Red color and animal adhesive
Size: 5 1/2 x 1 1/8 x 1/2 in. (13.97 x 2.86 x 1.27 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 19th century, Ch'ing dynasty
Inscriptions: Inscriptionin relief, on one side: [Ink made by Wu Lien-p'u, from Chiang-tso]
Physical Description: rectangular form with rounded corners; incised inscription with traces of gilt on one side; relief inscription on opposite side; relief inscription on one long side and one short side
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton
Accession Number: 2000.36.10
Artist: Wu Lien-p'u, 19th century
Role: Artist
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Life Dates: 19th century
Added to Site: February 28, 2009