writing-brush / weiqi-piece / snuff-bottle / seal / sculpture / scroll / pouch / plaque / papercut / ornament / magnifying-glass / ladle / ink-stone / figure / eye-glass / container / chess-set / chess-piece / case / brush-washer / box / bottle / artefact / art/writing equipment
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Box. Landscape. Made of lacquer. With writing equipment: in top tray, agate brush-washer, green ink-stone, ink-cake with mark, red seal ink-stick, carved jade scroll-weight, bamboo (?) writing-brush, triple metal magnifying glass with ivory handle, agate (?) snuff-bottle on cord, carved stone (?) duck, cornelian flower, jade (?) pea-pod, smoky black quartz carved bat, ivory tusk in gilt mount on cord; in 2nd tray: 3 paper cut-outs (brush-washer and figures); in 3rd tray: agate carving of child with cat, glass bottle with mark, tortoise-shell telescopic eyeglass in leather case on cord with bead, gold (?) ladle, 5 agate (?) animal-shaped seals, weiqi piece, 2 pewter (?) silver (?) containers with perforated tops and lids, 32-piece chess-set made of shell (?). Beneath last tray: stone seal, jade carving with vases, leather and metal pouch with floral textile cover with cord and bead, white stone carved plaque with rabbit, agate carving of old man (Daoist Immortal?), carved open-work artefact.
Inscription Commentdate (Kangxi).
28 February 2006
remove mould. Assess object for further work. Advise on storage.
The object has suffered from being stored in an high RH% environment. Many objects in the store have developed mould on the surface. Thia object had visible mould growth on the surface.
This object has been cleaned with a vacuum and a soft brush. The object has been assessed for further necessary work.
- Associated with: Summer Palace
- (Asia,China,Beijing,Summer Palace)
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Object reference number: RRC4409
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