Lot 209: ENGRAVED PAKTONG INK BOX AND COVER QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY 6.4cm wide
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
ENGRAVED PAKTONG INK BOX AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
of square shape, the cover engraved in regular script with a poem in praise of the calligrapher Wang Xizhi
- Good overall appearance with some scratch marks and small dents to the underside as well as some signs of oxidation
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The Collection of Professor J.E.Webb (1915-2011) (for more information on Professor Webb, please see lot 223).