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Early Chinese brass calligraphy set and contents, with side opening and ink well to front, width 21 cm approx

Chinese carved & gilded Inkstone decorated with dragons, central inscription & Qianlong mark to side, 19 cm height

Cartier carved crystal ink well, with rock crystal cover and gold and platinum trim in original box, signed Cartier Paris

A Chinese lacquer box with 4 ink stones, the box depicting figures next to a river, with four, ink stones inscribed with Chinese characters, box length 33.5 cm, $600, 1000, decorative arts

A carved inkstone bottle, the ink moulded in the form of a flask with designs of Buddhist figures to either side surrounded by numerous seal marks. Height 18.5 cm

A Chinese ovoid ink stone in wooden case, with carved & gilt characters to stone & lid, L. 21 cm

A large Chinese inkstone, Qing dynasty (1644-1912), finely carved Chinese dragon and cloud, 33 cm x 28 cm. Provenance: Private Collection, Melbourne

Early Japanese cloisonne ink well with pottery liner, 7.5 cm high approx

A Chinese boxed Inkstone, the shaped duan stone of typical deep aubergine tones with a shallow well and incised script in a fitted box with incised script and seals to the face. Length 21.5 cm. Width 15.5 cm

Anonymous, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), a Chinese painted scroll depicting the Tang Poet Li Bai, signed BADA Shanren (1626 -, after 1705), after Zhu Da, ink and colour on paper, framed, illustrating the famed Tang poet Li Bai (701-762), who raises his ink bru

Vintage Chinese dragon carved ink stone 24 cm X 15 cm approx

A large Chinese Inkstone. The aubergine toned duan stone of freeform shape decorated with carved and engraved cicadas holding coins and auspicious bats, the well in the form of a peach; seal underside. Length 28 cm. Width 34 cm

A large Chinese Inkstone, in near black softstone, well carved and pierced, the central shallow well surrounded by writhing dragons chasing a flaming pearl. Height 25 cm. Width 29 cm

Early Japanese cloisonne ink well, with pottery liner, 7.5 cm high approx

A Chinese Inkstone in a fitted hardwood box, in deep rich aubergine tones, the shaped stone resembling the same fruit, having a shallow well and incised script, the fitted covered box with script and seals to the lid, length 26.5 cm. Width 13.5 cm

A Chinese Inkstone in a fitted hardwood box, the shaped aubergine duan stone with a shallow well and inscribed script, within a lidded hardwood box of conforming shape and colour with various seals and script to the lid, length 21.5 cm. Width 15 cm

A Chinese ink-cake saucer-dish, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795), decorated in the centre with incised confronting dragons, four pair of dragons around the inside and outside cavetto in relief, a nine-character mark impressed onto the bas

A Meiji period black lacquer writing box, inside well used inkstone and copper water dropper, on lid three family mon crests, inside two pine trees, 22.5 x 14 cm

A well Used Inkstone with wooden cover, sides carved, 19.5 x 12.5 cm

A Chinese Duan Inkstone, Republic Era, early to mid 20th century, a circular stone in black purple tones with a channel to the perimeter enclosed in a cushion shaped flat topped box with a patterned border in low relief and a central Chinese character mean

A Chinese Calligraphers ink stone, decorated with character marks and with fitted hardwood box. Length 23.5 cm

A Chinese carved 'bat' ink-stone with cover, Attributed to Zhang Huiyan, incised mark to the base 11 cm W, 3 cm high, 16 cm deep

Antique Chinese carved rosewood ink stone box with bat decoration, 23.5 cm x 17 cm, 4.5 cm high approx

A Chinese Duan Inkstone, Qing Dynasty, probably 19th century, the rectangular stone in aubergine brown tones with a small ink grinding reservoir revealing rings of green coloured stone and accompanied by calligraphic script to the upper section, in a fitte

A Chinese carved inkstone in the form of a pond with money frog and lilies inscribed underneath. Width 24 cm.

A carved inkstone of circular form, the smooth palette carved at one end with a dragon among clouds above the recessed ink-pool, the underside with two bats conjuring a shou medallion 14.5 cm diameter

A Chinese porcelain Inkstone and a brush pot, a shaped white glazed inkstone decorated with bats in low relief, and a cylindrical brush pot with an underglaze blue wave pattern throughout with a slip applied flame breathing dragon and fish in a white glaze

Meiji period carved ivory figure Calligrapher with boy holding ink stone signed to base, measures 13 cm height

Chinese blue and white porcelain inkstone, measures 20.5 cm x 13 cm

A Chinese dragon ink block with dragon decoration and unidentified seal mark. Height 15.7 cm. Width 5 cm. Depth 2 cm

A group of four Chinese porcelain scholar's desk pieces, late Qing Dynasty, late 19th century, comprising a scrolled wrist rest, an oval inkstone, a brush wash with a quatrefoil aperture, and a pierced rectangular brush rest, all with underglaze blue scrip

A fine Chinese Duan Inkstone, Qing Dynasty, possibly late 18th century, the rectangular stone in typical deep aubergine tones with a circular well accompanied by engraved script, in a hardwood box, with script and seal of late Qianlong period. Length 18 cm

A Chinese Duan Inkstone and wash, the celadon and purple duan stone in the form of an aubergine with a recessed well and naturalistically carved with tendrils and leaves and signed to the reverse with the maker's name and a motto. Height 2.5 cm. Length 20.

A Chinese carved 'dragon' duan inkstone, underside carved with similar pattern, 15.6 cm x 26.5 cm x 4.5 cm

A Chinese carved 'legend of He Tu' inkstone, 8.8 cm wide, 13 cm deep, 8.9 cm high

A Chinese square ink stone, 15.6 cm x 5.9 cm x 2.2 cm. Provenance: Private collection NSW, Purchased 20 years ago in Wyndham Street, Hong Kong

A carved Chinese 'dragon' ink stone attributed to Ziang, 13.5 cm wide. Provenance: Private collection NSW, Purchased 20 years ago in Wyndham Street, Hong Kong

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