Tea Brick, China, 19th Century

Description (Brief)
One (1) brick of tea
China, 19th Century
Obverse Image: N/A
Obverse Text: ВОΓАУИКО / ВЬІСОКІЍЦЕИЛОНСКІИ / NO. 45
Reverse Image: Half of a star.
Reverse Text: ҨӃ / ВЬІСОК / ЦЕЍЛОНС
Location
Currently not on view
date made
19th century
place made
China
associated place
Unlinked Place
Physical Description
leaf, tea (overall material)
brown (overall color)
compressed in the brick form (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 5.6 cm x 9.3 cm x 1.9 cm; 2 7/32 in x 3 21/32 in x 3/4 in
ID Number
NU.77.38.102
accession number
1977.1211
catalog number
77.38.102
Credit Line
The Stack Family
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East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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