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Inkstand

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Object Number:
C414
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Buddhist (uncertain)
Provenience:
China
Period:
Ming Dynasty (uncertain)
Qing Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made:
Ming Dynasty - 1924
Early Date:
1368
Late Date:
1924
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Gilt
Bronze
Technique:
Gilt
Engraved
Iconography:
Lotus
Description:
Gilt bronze ink stand or incense holder. The lotus flower design seems to indicate its religious use.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Viginier of Paris; Avery Fund

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