617. Chinese Inkstone

Chinese inkstone with a half circle of spray carved. There are carp and turtles frolicking in the surf. In the middle of the inkstone is a bright moon on the sea. Even the ancient said that “the sea of Health moon Valentine’s resentment away night, quiet night from Acacia”. In traditional Chinese culture, the moon always represents the yearning for loved ones.


  • L.11cm, W.7.9cm
  • Circa 1800