A Duan Inkstone with Landscape

 A Duan Inkstone with Landscape

Qing Dynasty
By Qian Song
51 * 38 * 7.5cm

Large square form of Duan stone, carved at the head with a pine and crane and three scholars relaxing, traces of the stones usage are visible, ink receptacle in a recessed circular form, carved with an inscription on the back and accompanied by a box with the words "ink virtues" inscribed in seal script.