Ruyi Studio for scholar's objects, Chinese art and antiques.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1154861
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
An unusual and rare item for the scholar with an interest in geological curiosities is this natural “faux bois” calligrapher’s inkstone shaped from a choice specimen of variegated stone with a pattern of alternating reddish-brown and light colored bands resembling wood grain. Easily mistaken for petrified wood, this is, however, stone formed over the eons by natural geological sedimentary deposits under high pressure...