ANTIQUE INK STONE
FEATURES: This wonderful piece is a Chinese calligraphy ink stone/well where ink is made by grinding the ink stick to the stone. The material is the prized earthenware Zi Sha. Complete with the cover which features a boy riding on water buffalo, a favorite motif of the scholars who retire to the countryside, the charming piece is symbolic of peace and harmony of life.
DIMENSIONS: 5.25" L X 3.45" W X 1.25" h
CONSTRUCTION: Hand made
ORIGIN: An Hui
ERA: 19th century