A She Inkstone with Lacquer Box

 A She Inkstone with Lacquer Box

Qing Dynasty
10.8 * 8.2 * 1.5cm

Made from Duan stone of an elegant purple-black hue, rectangular form with rounded edges, head with relief-carved kui dragons grasping suns, accompanied by black gold-speckled box with inscription and two seals, one of the lacquer artist Cheng Yipan, the other of the collector Guo Jianyuan, both Qing Dynasty Anhui natives.