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Printer's block

  • Place of origin:

    China (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    pre 1929 (cast)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown
    Ricci (etcher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bronze cast, from engraved wood block

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Messrs. Yamanaka and Co., Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    E.2260-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case V, shelf 6, box C

Physical description

Bronze cast, from engraved wood block, of the original block from which the Chinese cent note was printed. See an impression taken from this block, E.2261-1929.

Place of Origin

China (possibly, made)

Date

pre 1929 (cast)

Artist/maker

Unknown
Ricci (etcher)

Materials and Techniques

Bronze cast, from engraved wood block

Dimensions

Height: 9.7 cm, Width: 19.6 cm, Depth: 1.5 cm

Descriptive line

Bronze cast, from engraved wood block, of the original block from which the Chinese cent note was printed.

Labels and date

ANONYMOUS (Tools and Materials).
Original block from which the Chinese cent note was printed.
Bronze cast from engraved wood block. (7 11/16 x 3 13/16) E.2260-1929
Given by Messrs. Yamanaka and Co., Ltd.

Impression from the above block. E.2261-[label torn] []

Production Note

See an impression taken from this block, E.2261-1929.

Materials

Bronze; Laid paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Casting; Etching (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Paper money

Categories

Prints; Tools & Equipment; Currency; Printmaking techniques

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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