Rectangular box with dragon and clouds decoration, eight inksticks, and a slip with inscription

Artist: Hu Kaiwen Ink Shop (1765 -)
Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, Guangxu reign, 1878 or later
Box: black lacquer on wood core with gold and red pigment; Inksticks: soot and animal glue; Slip: woodblock print: paper and ink
H x W x D (overall): 3.2 x 12.4 x 21.5 cm (1 1/4 x 4 7/8 x 8 7/16 in)
Credit Line
Anonymous gift
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Container, Lacquer


China, dragon, Guangxu reign (1875 - 1908), Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)
Provenance research underway.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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