Attributed to Cao Sugong (First-Half 20th Century)
MOULDED CINNABAR INK STICK, CIRCA 1920’S
The thickly moulded rectangular inkcake carved with a five-claw dragon and a phoenix surrounded by clouds, the reverse carved with corresponding four character ‘long feng cheng xiang’ and three character impressed mark ‘lang xian shi’, relief mark ‘1920 Spring’ and ‘hui zhou chao su gong lang xian shi cheng zhi’
height 5.4" — 13.8 cm.
Department: Asian Art