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Chinese powder Blue Porcelain Ink Stone (c. 1820 China)

Period of EARLY 19TH CENTURY (19th Century )

Offered by Catherine Hunt Oriental Antiques

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Dealer

Catherine Hunt Oriental Antiques

Contact

Catherine Hunt

Address

PO Box 743,
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 5ZB,
England

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Open by appointment and at fairs

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+44 (0)1242 227794
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+44 (0)7976 319344
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Antiques for Everyone, Penmans Chester & Chesterfield

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www.cathyhunt.co.uk

Established

1989

Elected to membership

2013

     
Medium

Porcelain

Diameter

14.00cm diameter ( 5.51 inches in diameter)

Framed Dimensions

8.50cm framed height ( 3.35 inches framed height)

Description / Expertise

Chinese drum shaped powder Blue porcelain ink stone made during the first half of the 19th Century made for the scholar's table
The decoration is in under glaze white where the wax resist technique ahs been used. the wax has been used to draw the design so it will remain white when the powder blue is blown on.
The design shows boys at leisure in a fenced landscape with trees and foliage.
the top is slightly concave with a drainage gutter to the outside
the base has a double circle in under glaze blue

Condition

over all good some wear to the surface where the ink is ground as would be expected

Stock Code

5943

Price

gbp 500.00 (Pound Sterling)

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