Sale 16AS02 | Lot 45

Group of Three Chinese Inkstones

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 45
Group of Three Chinese Inkstones
Comprising one of rectangular form, worked on the top surface with a circular well surrounded by a stylized bat all within a rope border, the reverse with a scene of scholars objects on a table before rockwork and bamboo in a garden setting; a small oval example of green stone, the well carved in relief with prunus and bamboo; a large vase-form carved above the well with blossoming prunus branches, all in fitted boxes. Height of tallest 8 3/4 inches.

C Property from a Private New Jersey Collector

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $2,000 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Two stones in good condition. One stone, the rectangular one, has a vey small shallow chip to the top edge. Wood boxes with wear, small age cracks and small chips. Rectangular stone missing lid to wood box.

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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $2,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 10am EDT
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