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Late Ming Dynasty 16 th – 17 th Century
Size : 8 cm high , 5 cm dia. – 3¼ ins high , 2 ins dia.
Lines of poetry frequently form part of the decorative scheme on Chinese scholars objects and are often the main motif . The subject of the poem , meant to inspire the scholar to greater works , is usually related to the object itself , and in this way the poem becomes an integral part of the object and not just mere decoration .
|Height||8.00 cm||(3.15 inches)|
|Width||5.00 cm||(1.97 inches)|