1 June 2016,
Price realised HKD 300,000
Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 150,000
AN INSCRIBED AND DATED DUAN INKSTONE
DATED BY INSCRIPTION TO THE FIRST YEAR OF JIAQING, CORRESPONDING TO 1796, OR EARLIER
The rectangular inkstone is carved with a smoothly polished grinding surface inclining into a troughed inkwell. One vertical side and the base are carved with inscriptions by Ruan Yuan with a Jiaqing yuannian (first year of Jiaqing) date.
5 5/8 in. (14.4 cm.) long, stand, box
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