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清乾隆 御製十二辰 墨
Ink Cake with Cyclical Imagery

late Qing dynasty (1644–1911, early Republic period
late 19th–early 20th century
Ink with gold
Diam. 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Friends of Asian Art Gifts, in honor of Douglas Dillon, 2001
Accession Number:
Not on view
[ K.Y. Fine Art , Hong Kong, until 2001; sold to MMA]
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