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Four Copper Ink Boxes

Four Copper Ink Boxes

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1920: Item # 1102212

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Cheung Chau, Hong Kong
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Ensemble of four copper/mixed metal boxes, dating late 19th/early 20th century- the square ones were meant to hold ink pads for Chinese seals and the round one is usually described as being an opium box although I have no idea if it really is or not. Other than needing a cleaning are in good condition and in my opinion the last one on the right is worth the price of the rest combined as it has a small inkstone inset in the lid. Please view last enlargement for scale and dimensions.

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