Inkstone is an essential equipment in a Chinese studio for preparing ink from a ink stick. This rubbing tool can be in various materials, like pottery, porcelain, bronze, or jade; however, the best quality is found in stones. The stone must be hard, fine-grained, seepage-proof, and discharging ink fast. Among many stone sources are four famous inkstones, which have won the favor of the Chinese for many centuries.Carved overall in the shape of a lute, this ink stone reflects late Ch'ing dynasty taste for complex forms. Chinese lute pattern and calligraphy.Measures: 9"1/2x2"3/4x2"1/4.
Preparation Time: 2-3 working days