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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1982.GNRA.131
Title
Stick of Ink with manufacturer's label on one side and with flower, bird, and cloud design on reverse
Classification
Artists' Tools
Work Type
ink stick
Date
Shōwa period, 1970-1979
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Shōwa era, 1926-1989
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/194189
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Molded ink stick: vegetable soot and animal glue
Technique
Molded
Dimensions
13.4 x 2.9 x 1.2 cm (5 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: stylized Chinese characters and manufacturer's name: 'Dai wa ga koku'
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Steven D. Owyoung
Accession Year
1982
Object Number
1982.GNRA.131
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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