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Jade mountain inscribed with poems

Jade mountain inscribed with poems

Ink, ink stone, brushes, seals, brush rests and brush holders have been considered treasures befitting the scholar's table. They are appreciated not only for their usefulness but also for their aesthetic value. Although often made in matched sets, these prized objects were created in varying sizes and materials.
7 5/8 x 5 3/4 x 2 in. (19.37 x 14.61 x 5.08 cm)
Eugene Fuller Memorial Collection
Now on view at the Seattle Art Museum


Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Asian Art Museum, Shu: Reinventing Books In Contemporary Chinese Art, August 9 - December 2, 2007

Bellingham, Washington, Mt. Baker Rock Club, 1967

Portland, Oregon, Portland Art Museum, Gift to a City: Masterworks from the Eugene Fuller Memorial Collection in the Seattle Art Museum, cat. # 66
Published ReferencesHandbook, Seattle Art Museum: Selected Works from the Permanent Collections, Seattle, WA: Seattle Art Museum, 1951, p. 78 (b&w)

Seattle Art Museum, Enagagement Book, March, 1953

Gift to a City, exhibition catalogue. Portland, OR: Portland Art Museum, 1965, cat. no. 66

Thomas, Edward B., Oriental Art in the Seattle Art Museum, in Art in America, no. 1, 1965, illus. p. 55

Seattle Art Museum, Enagagement Book, 1972, no. 23 and no. 24

Watt, James C. Y., Chinese Jades From The Collection Of The Seattle Art Museum, Seattle: Seattle Art Museum, 1989, p. 95

Wills, Jade Of The East, pl. 58

The Seattle Art Museum acknowledges that we are located on the ancestral land of the Coast Salish people.