Lot 48. A rare inscribed gray pottery ink stone, Han dynasty, dated Jianchu 5th year, corresponding to 80 AD. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold: 47,880 USD. © Sothebys.
inscribed to the interior sides with Jianchu wunian (5th year of the Jianchu regin) and shizhi wenzi (the creation of characters).
Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection Part 1, New York, 22 March 2022