National Palace Museum: PINLIE DUANSHE : SONGHUA SHIYAN TEZHAN. A Special Exhibition of Sunghua Inkstone Comparable to the Best Tuan & She. Taibei, 1993. 322 pp. including 7 pp. English text. 91 inkstones illustrated in colour, b/w and detail. 31x22 cm. Cloth.
An excellent exhibition at the National Palace Museum in Taibei showing 91 wonderful inkstones made from this highly-regarded stone. All come from the former Chinese imperial collection. All illustrated in colour from various angles and always including the box or container custom-made to hold each inkstone. There are also black-and-white rubbings of the decoration and the inscriptions on each stone. Three page introduction and list of plates in English. Main text in Chinese. Out-of-print and scarce.
Subjects: Scholar’s Studio
Item 107 in List 203.
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