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Sheyan PM
Sheyan PM Ref: AN06001

Nice little inkstone of She (sheyan) showing the typical dark green colour of this origin. This one is speckled with gold inclusions and has a small marbling called "fish brain jelly" on the right, together with a diaper diagonal pattern in the pit. Early XXth century. A unique piece.

Size 111 x 70 x 15 mm, net weight 238 g. Comes in its varnished dark wood box.

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Sheyan PM2
Sheyan PM2 Ref: AN06002

Nice little inkstone of She (sheyan) showing the typical dark green colour of this origin. This one is speckled with some elongated gold inclusions and has a large moiré marbling on both sides, together with a subtle diaper diagonal pattern on its back. Early XXth century. A unique piece.

Size 111 x 70 x 15 mm, net weight 222 g. Comes in its varnished dark wood box.

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Sheyan MM
Sheyan MM Ref: AN06003



Beautiful inkstone of She (sheyan) with various dark green shades.This one shows some gold inclusions in a vast shimmering iridescence on both sides, together with mysterious dark shapes on the flat and vertical waves on the back side. Early XXe siècle. A unique piece.


Size 124 x 84 x 12 mm, net weight 354 g. Comes in its blue cotton box, lined with dark purple velvet.

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Sheyan GM
Sheyan GM Ref: AN06004



Superb inkstone of She (sheyan) with various dark green shades. This large stone shows several gold marblings on front and back with especially a wonderful ensemble where the pit has been decided to be carved. Early XXe siècle. A unique piece.


Size 174 x 107 x 21 mm, net weight 660 g. Comes in its blue cotton box, lined with dark purple velvet.

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Mazikeng, oval
Mazikeng, oval Ref: AN05505


Inkstone of Duan (duanyan), from the ancient mine called Mazikeng, which gives dark grey stones with a delicate purple shade. Its oval shape is carved as a wine jar, the body of which gives the grinding surface while the neck makes the pit, surrounded by the usual cord of wine containers. The flat has an extraordinary smooth touch enhanced by decades of service at long gone calligraphers'. Several wear marks and minor chips demonstrate that past life. A unique piece. Ming dynasty.

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Close up shows the flat with parallel marbling streaks inside the stone adding to its value.

Size 108 x 152 x 15 mm, net weight 542 g. Comes in a beautiful hard wood box made to measure.




Mazikeng, rectangular
Mazikeng, rectangular Ref: AN05506


Inkstone of Duan (duanyan), from the ancient mine called Mazikeng, which gives dark grey stones with a delicate purple shade. Its rectangular shape has a simple frame but is hollowed by a pit in the shape of a stylised cloud above a prunus branch, such evoking a "longyi" scepter. One will notice a diagonal yellowish stroke inside the stone as well as a clearer spot on the left which are quite appreciated in Duanyan. The flat has an extraordinary smooth touch enhanced by decades of service at long gone calligraphers'. Several wear marks and minor chips demonstrate that past life. A unique piece. Ming dynasty.

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Close up shows the flat with diagonal clear streak and the strange halo on the left.

Size 180 x 115 x 21 mm, net weight 11254 g. Comes in a beautiful hard wood box made to measure.






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