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    Sale 2389

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1868

    A CARVED DUAN INKSTONE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CARVED DUAN INKSTONE
    QING DYNASTY, LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Of flattened thin form with irregular sides, the palette surface smoothly polished within a beaded border around the asymmetrical sides, the reverse finely carved on the sloping side with wispy clouds reserving the natural russet inclusions of the stone, resting on a polished flat base
    5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm.) wide, fitted box


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN ASIAN PRIVATE COLLECTOR


    Exhibited

    Splendours of the Qing Dynasty, Hong Kong Art Museum, 1992, Catalogue no. 302