7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 625
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 1,000
A DUAN INKSTONE AND FITTED WOOD BOX, 19TH CENTURY
the stone with wide smooth trough surrounded by carvings in relief of spiders and fruiting branches amongst rockwork with a deep irregularly formed water dropper, fitted within a tapering rectangular box with rounded corners, incised to the cover with 'Ci Yan', 'Presented inkstone' -- 6 5/8in. (16.8cm.) wide.
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