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Inkstone, F54.52

Physical Description

Circular inkstone with wooden cover. Ink stone is metal with a depression at the top. Decorated with five metal turtles of various sizes. Wooden lid cut away to leave turtles exposed, apart from one which fits inside carved depression on underside of lid. Inscription on lid.

Provenance

Presented through the National Art Collections Fund
Locality:
from the Barden Collection

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 33 x 130 x 130mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Base): 33 x 130 x 130mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Lid): 9 x 127 x 105mm

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