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Lot 399: Antique Chinese Duan Ink stone With Carving Of
December 10, 2016
Carson City, NV, USALive Auction
Description: Antique Chinese Duan Ink stone With Carving Of Qilin And A Foo Bat. An ink stone is a stone mortar for the grinding and containment of ink. In addition to stone, ink stones are also manufactured from clay, bronze, iron, and porcelain. The device evolved from a rubbing tool used for rubbing dyes dating around 6000 to 7000 years ago. Estimated more than 100 yrs old. (Pangaea Auctions) Size: See Ruler Photo. (Photos Represent The Condition Of The Lot.)
Condition Report: Good