A Carved "Poetic" Duan Inkstone with Zitan Box

A Carved "Poetic" Duan Inkstone with Zitan Box

Qing Dynasty
17 * 10.6 * 1.9cm

Crafted from quality Duan stone, purple-ochre color, even, fine and glossy qualities, of a slab form, surface unadorned with decoration, highlighting the stone's quality instead, engraved on the back with inscription relating the stone's choosing and qualities in verse and in running script, accompanied by a stand and a classic zitan box.