A Chinese bronze ink box, Qing Dynasty, late 19th century, the circular box with lid well engraved and inlaid with silver and other metals in low relief and depicting an elderly bearded man buffeted by the breeze in a pine tree landscape, height 5 cm, diam
A Japanese black lacquer Suzuribako, Meiji period (1868-1912), a figure of a scholar on the cover, in gold, silver and porcelain, original metal inkstone and gilt water dropper, four character inscription under the base, 18.2 cm wide, 22 cm deep, original
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
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 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 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 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 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
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