Huanghuali Inkstone Box & Cover

Huanghuali Inkstone Box & Cover. Of sleek, rectangular design, the sides of the cover edged with flat wide beading where it meets the base and rounded corners of the box, set on low flush corner feet, traces of ink remaining in the interior.

A Huanghuali Inkstone Box and Cover, MOSHIHE

Late 16th/ early 17th century
High 6 cm., wide 22,5 cm., deep 17 cm.

Provenance: Old and very important Dutch private collection.

Grace Wu Bruce, Chan Chair and Qin Bench: The Dr. S Y Yip Collection of Classic Chinese Furniture II, Hong Kong, 1998, pp. 172-173, cat. 58.

Auction result comparison: Compare Husnghuali Inkstone Box and Cover in the present lot with a related Husnghuali Inkstone Box and Cover, dated to the 16th/17th century, at Christie’s New York, lot 4, sold for $ 8,365,-

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