12-03-2010 12-04-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2528B Boston
December 3, 2010 9:00AMCalender
1697

Ink Stone with Box

$11,258$9,500
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