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Two Boxed Sets of Inksticks and an Inkstone

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2762B
Lot:
486
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2762B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 22, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Two Boxed Sets of Inksticks and an Inkstone, China, 20th century, one comprising five and one comprising eight variously shaped inksticks of different colors, one set decorated with a gilt dragon, some with landscape scenes on the reverse side, others with inscriptions, in a fitted box labeled "Wu Long Tu," 9 3/4 x 6 3/4; the other decorated with raised gilt decoration and inscriptions, the fitted box labeled "Ba Bao Qi Zhen Tao Mo," 11 3/8 x 9; and an irregular shaped inkstone, carved with a pair of bats flying amidst clouds around a small, shaped well at the back inscribed with the year "Guangxu san nian," brown stone with lighter striations, 1 x 6 x 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

a chip along the rim of the well, general wear


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