26 septembre 2009

Chinese Scholar's Objects from the Geldart Collection sold @ Bonhams

A square ink stone with zitan base and cover, 18th Century © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd The square stone fashioned with a recessed well and carved with an inscription in archaistic juan shu script, bearing a date of the 57th year of the Kangxi reign (1718), and the signature of the noted 18th century inkstone enthusiast Huang Ren as well as a seal reading Xintian Huang Shi Zhen Cang (from the collection of Mr. Huang of Xintian). 2x5in square (5 x 12.5cm) (方形石碩與紫檀蓋盒). Sold for $7,625 An ink stone with... [Lire la suite]