Hong Kong, HKCEC Grand Hall
3 June 2015
A FINELY CARVED AND INSCRIBED CHENGNI SQUARE WASHER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH-19TH CENTURY
The square washer is finely incised in intaglio on three sides with various tranquil landscapes of West Lake in Hanzhou, on the fourth side with a seven-character eight-line poem inscribed in lishu accounting the author's trip to West Lake. The poem is followed by a Tongru Daoren signature and a square seal.
5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) wide, wood stand, box
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