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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 172

    A blue and white porcelain inkstone with Ji-chi-mu wood cover, 17th Century

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    A blue and white porcelain inkstone with Ji-chi-mu wood cover, 17th Century
    of cylindrical form, painted to the sides with twin dragons in-flight amongst thunderbolts and chasing flaming pearls, the concave ink palette to the top surrounded by a ringed depression with lobed water trough to one side, underglaze blue mark to base reading 'Yu tang jia qi' (Beautiful vessel of the Jade Hall) -- 7in. (17.7cm.) wide.


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