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    Sale 11929

    The Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Scholar's Objects

    17 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1154

    A LOTUS LEAF-FORM SILVER 'INK STONE'

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LOTUS LEAF-FORM SILVER 'INK STONE'
    19TH CENTURY
    The ink stone is shaped in the form of a lotus leaf with a dragonfly resting on the edge and two squirrels and grape vine above the grinding surface. A two-character seal mark, possibly reading qi mu within a double square, is in the center of the base.
    4 in. (10.3 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Honeychurch Antiques, Seattle.