Sale 15AS01 | Lot 302

Chinese Lacquered Zitan Fitted Box and Ink Stone

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art
Chinese Lacquered Zitan Fitted Box and Ink Stone

Lot Details

Lot 302
Chinese Lacquered Zitan Fitted Box and Ink Stone
The squared form Duan inkstone carved with an outer ridge to form the well, set into a fitted box carved on the exterior with squared stylized scrolling around recessed panels of gold and red lacquer foliate and landscape designs on a black lacquer ground. Height 2 3/4 inches, width 6 inches, depth 6 inches.


Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000
Sold for $28,125 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Stone with old chip at one corner, further minute chips around inner edge of rim. Small surface chips around foot rim of stone.

Box lid with light wear to lacquer on top, sides and interior. Carving on wood is nicely worn, a few small hairline cracks to wood frame.

Base has similar wear, some minor cracking and wear to lacquer, wood with same nice patina.


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Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000
Sold for $28,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 10am EDT
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