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Sanghua Inkstone

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1678
Sold for:
$4,148$3,500

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Sanghua Inkstone, China, 19th century, of rectangular shape, the cover incised in standard script with Zhangzi's "Xiao Yao You," with a panel in ochre color with a square perforation flanked by two seal script characters, further surrounded by archaic scrolls in relief, the inkstone finely carved in relief with bat, dragon, and fish amidst gathering clouds and swirling waves to the top section, 5 1/8 x 3 5/8 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Repair to the side of the box

Keywords

China, Chinese Inkstone, East Asian calligraphy, Hardstone carving, Ochre

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