A duanshi ink stone

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Lot 182
A duanshi ink stone

US$ 2,000 - 3,000
£ 1,500 - 2,300
A duanshi ink stone
Carefully finished in the shape of a qin zither, the well and sides marked with charcoal colored 'eyes,' the underside inscribed to read qin ming: gangrou xianghe junzi zhi de ('etched upon a qin: the firm and the yielding mutually harmonious, such is the virtue of the gentleman') and bearing the signature of the 17th/18th century ink stone artist Huang Ren and his seal Xintian.
7 3/16in (18.4cm) long

Footnotes

  • A duan ink stone also bearing the signature of Huang Ren (1683-1768) was offered as lot 8077 in Bonhams, New York sale 17632, 18 September 2009.
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