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2939M Marlborough
October 13, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Carved Inkstone and Box

Auction: Discovery - 2939M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 13, 2016 10:00AM


Carved Inkstone and Box, China, in the shape of a peach, decorated with peaches in a branch in relief on top, inscribed on base, the softstone inkstone stained in black, the wood cover with openwork peach design, box ht. 8, wd. 6 1/4, inkstone ht. 6 1/4, wd. 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300

a chip to inkstone. The ink stone is removable. Actually, the box doesn't seem to close well around it, almost like the box wasn't made to house the stone.

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