Qing Dynasty Chinese Antique Ink Cake Calligraphy Block Imperial Pagoda Rare

Qing Dynasty Chinese Antique Ink Cake Calligraphy Block Imperial Pagoda Rare
Qing Dynasty Chinese Antique Ink Cake Calligraphy Block Imperial Pagoda Rare
Qing Dynasty Chinese Antique Ink Cake Calligraphy Block Imperial Pagoda Rare
Qing Dynasty Chinese Antique Ink Cake Calligraphy Block Imperial Pagoda Rare
Qing Dynasty Chinese Antique Ink Cake Calligraphy Block Imperial Pagoda Rare

Qing Dynasty Chinese Antique Ink Cake Calligraphy Block Imperial Pagoda Rare
A stunning antique Chinese Qing dynasty imperial ink cake. This black scholars calligraphy ink is a rare surviving example. On one side it has foliate decoration and motifs and the other a beautiful scene in a summer palace where the clouds appear to be making a metamorphosis into a dragon.

It is in lovely condition for it's age and authenticity. Very light crackling can be seen to the extremely old ink. The gold leaf and pigmented hand painted decorations to the relief of the ink is slightly faded. This ink measures 4 15/16" wide by 5 1/16" tall by 7/8 high approximately. Chinese inscription to the front and to one side as shown.

This amazing ink cake would make a perfect acquisition to any fine collection of oriental antiques. The photos form part of the description. The item "Qing Dynasty Chinese Antique Ink Cake Calligraphy Block Imperial Pagoda 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.


Qing Dynasty Chinese Antique Ink Cake Calligraphy Block Imperial Pagoda Rare