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Monday, October 26, 2009

Inkstone of the calligraphy


It is Inkstone that it is put centrally.
It is about 10kg : 350 ounces.
Length about 40cm : 16inch, Width about 15cm : 6inch


It is cut a big stone in half aside. When I do big calligraphy, I use it. 


It is small inkstone (Length about 20cm : 7.8inch) and Inkstick. I usually use this . 
This inkstone is Duanshi stone (Japanese: Tankei) from Duanxi.
It is one of Four Famous Varieties.

The far East culture is very fond of four word couplets, and the Four Treasures are another example: "文房四寶: The Brush 筆(fude)、The Ink stick 墨(sumi)、The Paper 紙(kami)、The Inkstone 硯石(suzuri isi),"
"The four jewels of the study: Brush, Inkstick, Paper, Inkstone."

Please watch my ink stick, click here.
Please watch my ink brush, click here.

8 comments:

  1. Beautiful post! The first shot is so lovely and the cut stone so amazing!

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  2. Super Posting! Great.
    Kind regards from Steven

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  3. Thank you so much for following my poetry blog! I will visit yours again :-)
    With kind regards
    Mi

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  4. I more than agree with JM and Steven D.

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  5. Bonitos y curiosos utensilios, fotos muy bonitas.

    Besos

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  6. There is beauty in every step of calligraphy including the stones,containers,brushes,paper and even the process.

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  8. What are those things? Ancient item?


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