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Duan Stone Carved Inkstone and Case

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
488
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2927B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Duan Stone Carved Inkstone and Case, China, rectangular form with lobed edges, the case cover decorated with an old pine tree with a hermit figure below, carved in gray over light brown stone in the cameo style, the green duan inkstone with a small ruyi-shape well, inscribed and sealed "Qianlong yu ming" on base, 4 x 3 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

normal wear and tear with surface dirt and scratches particularly to the base of case.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

China, Cameo, Chinese art, Chinese calligraphy, Chinese culture, East Asian calligraphy, Hardstone carving, Inkstone, Qianlong Emperor, Ruyi, Seal, Tang dynasty

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