Nationality

East Asian

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Medium

Soapstone, wood and fabric box, paper

Signature

Paper with writing included

Identification #

92-030

Height

2.5"

Width

1"

Depth

1"

Collection/Provenance

Chester Fritz Library, East Asian Room

Status

Box: East Asian Masks from E.A.R. Stored: S2E

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Additional Information

Tan and Red soapstone rectangular block with a Kylin (or Qilin, a mythological East Asian figure) on top and four-character seal. Stored in wood box padded with patterned fabric on outside and silk fabric on inside. Included inside the box with the seal is a paper with writing on it.

Comes with text panel that reads:

SOAPSTONE SEAL

A FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL CARVED FROM A RECTANGULAR TAN AND RED BLOCK TOPPED WITH A "KYLIN."

Condition

Good

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