A Rare and Well Crafted Wood Ink Stone Box and Cover:
Korea, Choson Dynasty, 19th Century.
This is a very fine ink stone box made with persimmon wood with a typical its natural
black wood grains matched on the 4 sides and tops, and very well craftsmanship.
It is in very fine condition without any typical damages.
Measures: 42.7cm x 27.7cm x 27.3cm h. (16 3/4” x 10 7/8” x 10 3/4” h.
**** For a very similar ink stone box see Robert J. Moes, Korean Art from the
Brooklyn Museum Collection, - New York Universe Book, 1987, #85,
and another identical one sold at Christie’s, New York, Korean Art from Robert Moore Collection, 28 March 2006, #514.