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Inkstone

Auction:
2762B
Lot:
485
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2762B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 22, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Inkstone, China, 20th century, rectangular, with rounded corners and a raised edge, decorated with a carving of Budai extending from the grinding surface to form a shaped well, the back inscribed with the studio name "Zi Shi Fang" and possibly the craftsman's name "Jiang Ai Wen," greenish-gray stone with an oval, green "eye" at the center of the grinding surface, 1 5/8 x 7 1/8 x 4 5/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

surface wear, minor chips, scratches


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