1285
1285

PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK COLLECTION

A 'SHOULAO' INKCAKE QING DYNASTY, SIGNED HU KAIWEN
Estimate
3,0005,000
JUMP TO LOT
1285

PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK COLLECTION

A 'SHOULAO' INKCAKE QING DYNASTY, SIGNED HU KAIWEN
Estimate
3,0005,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art

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A 'SHOULAO' INKCAKE QING DYNASTY, SIGNED HU KAIWEN
molded in the form of the smiling deity seated with a handscroll and a red bamboo staff, nuzzled by a spotted deer, supported by rockwork issuing lingzhi, the base with an impressed beribboned scroll mark reading Hu Kaiwen qianzhi
Length 8 in., 20.5 cm
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Catalogue Note

Hu Kaiwen, active during the Qianlong period, was a famous inkcake maker from Huizhou of Anhui province. Together with Cao Sugong, Wang Jinsheng, and Wang Jie'an, these artisans were praised as the 'Four Grand Scholar-Inkmakers' of 'Hui ink'.

Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art

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New York