18 September 2003
A RECTANGULAR INKSTONE WITH HUANGHUALI COVER, MOYIN
The inkstone of rectangular shape with a sloping surface and raised cloud and scroll band edge and inkstick rest, the reverse with an inscription in seal script, dated sixth month, ninth year of the Xianfeng era (1859), and signed: 'appreciated by Chai Tianwan'
box: 1 5/8in. (4.1cm.) high, 10 3/8in. (26.3cm.) long, 7¼in. (8.4cm.) wide
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