Ming Dynasty, ‘An imperial gilt-bronze inkstone’, Ming Dynasty-early 15th eentury, Other, Gilt-bronze, Maria Kiang Chinese Art
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Ming Dynasty

An imperial gilt-bronze inkstone, Ming Dynasty-early 15th eentury

Gilt-bronze
7 7/10 in diameter
19.5 cm diameter
.
Location
Hong Kong
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Provenance
MKC
Maria Kiang Chinese Art
Hong Kong

The bronze inkstone is of tapered rectangular form with rounded corners and decorated with dense …

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Ming Dynasty, ‘An imperial gilt-bronze inkstone’, Ming Dynasty-early 15th eentury, Other, Gilt-bronze, Maria Kiang Chinese Art
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Maria Kiang Chinese Art
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The bronze inkstone is of tapered rectangular form with rounded corners and decorated with dense swirling ruyi-shaped cloud patterns in high relief framing a smooth sunken palette and an ovoid-shaped water well. The borders of the clouds form a shallow footrim flanking a flat base. The surface of the inkstone is …

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Ming Dynasty

An imperial gilt-bronze inkstone, Ming Dynasty-early 15th eentury

Gilt-bronze
7 7/10 in diameter
19.5 cm diameter
.
Location
Hong Kong
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