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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.900.4
People
Edited by Gao Fenghan [Kao Feng-han], Chinese (1683 - 1748)
Title
History of Inkstones (Yanshi), Volume Four
Classification
Prints
Work Type
album
Date
1851
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Culture
Chinese
Location
Level 3, Room 3610, University Teaching Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
One of a set of four accordion-fold albums with wooden covers; ink on paper
Dimensions
opened, two-page spread: H. 29.9 × W. 50 cm (11 3/4 × 19 11/16 in.)
closed: H. 29.9 × W. 24.8 × D. 2.5 cm (11 3/4 × 9 3/4 × 1 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: date: 1851; red seals on some pages of each volume
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of the Hofer Collection of the Arts of Asia
Accession Year
1985
Object Number
1985.900.4
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

32Q: 2600 East Asian, Japanese, Chinese and Korean, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 12/01/2016 - 06/09/2017

Critical Printing, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/31/2019 - 01/05/2020

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