A 'pine and rockwork' form ink stone with washer and a large simulated rock inkstone The former Qing Dynasty (3)

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Lot 108*
A 'pine and rockwork' form ink stone with washer and a large simulated rock inkstone
The former Qing Dynasty

Sold for £ 701 (US$ 873) inc. premium

Asian Art

18 Mar 2020, 11:00 GMT

Edinburgh

Chinese Art
A 'pine and rockwork' form ink stone with washer and a large simulated rock inkstone
The former Qing Dynasty
A 'pine and rockwork' form ink stone and washer, the open flat surface in the form of stylised rockwork, with pine motifs around the exterior formed from natural inclusions within the stone, a well carved to one side of the interior to contain water, 18.5cm wide, box; together with a large rectangular resin or similar 'inkstone' decorated to the exterior with figures at leisure in a pavilion garden, the interior poetry relates to '蘭亭集序 Lantingji Xu', a Chinese calligraphy work generally considered to be written by the well-known calligrapher Wang Xizhi (303 – 361) from the Eastern Jin Dynasty (317 – 420).
28.2cm long (3).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Quek Kiok Lee Collection (1921 – 2018), Singapore, and thence by descent
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A 'pine and rockwork' form ink stone with washer and a large simulated rock inkstone The former Qing Dynasty (3)
A 'pine and rockwork' form ink stone with washer and a large simulated rock inkstone The former Qing Dynasty (3)
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