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Duan Inkstone

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1679
Sold for:
$830$700

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

Description:

Duan Inkstone, China, 19th century, well-hollowed rectangular form supported on four short feet, the long sides carved with inscriptions, the short sides with "Qin pu qing wan" and dated March in xinyi year (1881), fitted wood stand, 5 x 3 1/4, ht. 1 1/8 in.
Estimate $400-600

Nick to the rim, abrasion to the surface consistent with age

Keywords

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

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