ivory toothpick box

Title

ivory toothpick box

Subject

toothpick, box, ivory, Asia, China

Description

Romanization and explanation of Chinese poem on box: chuang qian ming yue guang yi shi di shang shuang tai tou wang ming ye di tou si gu xiang (The moonlight glistens in front of my bed. I thought it was the frost on the ground. I lift my gaze to view the shimmering moon, Then lower my head, and miss my homeland.)

Creator

Gift of E. Mark Bezzant

Publisher

Utah Valley University

Date

1737 - 1795 (unverified)

Citation

Gift of E. Mark Bezzant, “ivory toothpick box,” Exhibits, accessed December 3, 2021, https://omeka.uvu.edu/items/show/24.