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Ink Stone with Box

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1697
Sold for:
$11,258$9,500

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

Description:

Ink Stone with Box, China, 19th century, the front side of the rectangular Songhua stone finely carved with a pair of stylized chilong enclosing a pendant-shaped inkwell, the reverse with inscriptions in a slightly concave panel, the stone encased in a fitted covered box made of Duan stone, the cover with elaborate relief carving of variation of archaic dragons and scrolls, 5 x 3 1/2 (ink stone), 6 x 4 in. (box).
Estimate $1,200-2,000

Little wear

Keywords

China, Chinese Inkstone, East Asian calligraphy, Forfeda, Hardstone carving, Inkwell

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