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    Sale 11929

    The Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Scholar's Objects

    17 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1169

    A CARVED DUAN INK STONE

    19TH CENTURY

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    A CARVED DUAN INK STONE
    19TH CENTURY
    Of flattened and curved rectangular form, the ink stone is carved with layered and stylized rockwork around the irregularly shaped well and grinding surface. The stone of darkish-green color is inscribed, song yun sheng mo hai ('the sea of ink reveals amidst pine and clouds'), and a seal reading shan ju (mountain dwelling).
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Sanuk, San Francisco.