Rare Langyao Porcelain Ink Stone 18th C
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1800: item # 1129526
Please refer to our stock # 6002 when inquiring.
Rare langyao porcelain ink stone beautifully crafted, the inset top left unglazed and surrounded by a glazed well the sides rising up gently as the glaze pools white and regains its color on the exterior until it pools in a deep red at the very smooth rounded foot, the recessed base with a very fine grey brown crackle. 18th C. 3 1/8 in. diam. 3/4 in. high
Condition. Perfect. Tiny firing flaw in the well as shown in photographs.
Provenance: Acquired in 1994 from a collector of scholar's objects who lived in Boston, Massachusetts.
Porcelain ink stones from the 18th C are very rare and we have not been able to locate any other one of this type that has been published. When held in the hand the shape and soft roundness of the potting offer an intense experience.
ALL PHOTOGRAPHS ARE TAKEN IN NATURAL LIGHT WITHOUT ANY COLOR MANIPULATION.
Meiping Ltd unconditionally guarantees all of the Chinese art it sells as to age, condition and authenticity and provides a Certificate of Authenticity to every purchaser.
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