This is a circular copper scholar’s ink box with etching of a love poem on top of the cover. It has three seal ark on it, one on the extreme right and two just below the two below the name of the author. On the base of the ink box, there is also a seal mark likely to be that of the manufacturer. It also comes with the original used ink cake. Circa. late Qing to early Republic period.
It is in very good condition with the exception of the welding lining at the bottom casing which is not noticeable at the bottom left side(see picture 3).
The measurement of the scholar’s ink box: The height is 2.6cm and the diameter is 8.5cm.
Please refer to our stock # QR07110405 when inquiring.