1269
1269
AN INSCRIBED 'PAVILION ON THE MOUNTAIN OF IMMORTALS' INKCAKE 
20TH CENTURY
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 625 USD
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1269
AN INSCRIBED 'PAVILION ON THE MOUNTAIN OF IMMORTALS' INKCAKE 
20TH CENTURY
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 625 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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AN INSCRIBED 'PAVILION ON THE MOUNTAIN OF IMMORTALS' INKCAKE 
20TH CENTURY
of rectangular form with rounded and scrolled crests at either end, with mold-impressed scene of a heavenly pavilion and a trio of scholars playing chess above craggy cliffs with dense pine cover, the reverse with impressed inscription yu mo ('Imperial Inkcake'), above xianshan louge ('Pavilion on the Mountain of Immortals'), above a seal, yanyun shujuan, one side with molded hanjingtang zhencang ('Treasured Collection of the Hanjing Hall'), the other side with an apocryphal molded Qianlong mark
Height 6 7/8  in., 17.5 cm
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Catalogue Note

The present inkcake bears impressions borrowed from imperial inkcakes, two of which are in the National Palace Museum collection, Taipei, published online at: http://antiquities.npm.gov.tw/Utensils_Page.aspx?ItemId=38013 and  http://antiquities.npm.gov.tw/Utensils_Page.aspx?ItemId=38203.

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