Two Boxed Sets of Inksticks and an Inkstone
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.
a chip along the rim of the well, general wear
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