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Soapstone

Scope note

Massive, soft rock that contains a high proportion of talc; used in building for laboratory sinks, bench tops, and electrical panels, and by artists for carving.

This term has 25 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material
Object category

Getty AAT term number

300011665

Broader Terms used

metamorphic rock

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Duck

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Maker: Unknown

Seal

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Maker: Unknown

Snuff bottle

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Production: Unknown

Snuff bottle

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Production: Unknown

Carving

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Maker: Unknown

Carving

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Production: Unknown

Carving

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Maker: Unknown

Seal

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Seal

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Seal

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Snuff bottle

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Snuff bottle

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Seal

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Seal

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Carving

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Maker: Unknown

Figure

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Maker: Unknown

Bowl

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Production: Unknown

Seal

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Maker: Unknown

Carving

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Maker: Unknown

Carving

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Seal

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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