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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2006.170.224
Title
Ink palette or circular stand
Other Titles
Original Language Title: 南朝至隋 青銅三足硯
Classification
Artists' Tools
Work Type
palette
Date
5th-6th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, China
Period
Northern and Southern Dynasties period (420-589) to Sui dynasty (581-618)
Culture
Chinese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/174786
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
H. 3.8 x W. (across legs) 12.3 x Diam. 10.2 cm (1 1/2 x 4 13/16 x 4 in.)
Provenance
[J.J. Lally & Co., New York, January 2001] sold; to Walter C. Sedgwick Foundation, Woodside, CA (2001-2006), partial gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2006.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Partial gift of the Walter C. Sedgwick Foundation and partial purchase through a fund established by Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane for the purchase of Asian art
Accession Year
2006
Object Number
2006.170.224
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Wide, circular, dish-shaped ink palette or stand supported on three hoofed cabriole legs.
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