Qing Dynasty Chinese Antique Ink Cake Calligraphy Block Imperial Archaistic Rare
An rare surviving example of antique Chinese scholars ink. Decorated across the whole with archaistic depictions of dragon on the sides and a pair of dragons across the top. Numerous inscriptions to the sides and base. This ink cake measures approximately 3 13/16" tall by 3 5/8" wide by 2 deep. It is in lovely condition for it's age and authenticity. There is some light crazing viewed close up to the ink which is hundreds of years old. The hand painted decorations in gold leaf and pigment have faded somewhat. This exceptionally rare Chinese ink would make a perfect addition to any collection of fine Oriental art. The photos form part of the description. The item "Qing Dynasty Chinese Antique Ink Cake Calligraphy Block Imperial Archaistic Rare" is in sale since Thursday, March 29, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Other Asian". The seller is "jewelry_secrets" and is located in Sydney.
This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Era: 1800s
- Material: Ink
- Originating Region: China
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Colour: Black