Andre Spindler Antiques CHINESE PRINTER'S WOOD BLOC

 AN ANTIQUE CHINESE PRINTER'S WOOD BLOCK, CARVED WITH THE CHARACTER BAO, MEANING 'PRECIOUS', PLAYFULLY CENTERED WITHIN A RIBBON TIED CLOTH SACK, SUGGESTING THAT THE CONTENTS ARE VALUABLE. THE SQUARE BLOCK IS CARVED IN TWO INTERLOCKING SECTIONS AND RETAINS REMNANTS OF BLUE AND BLACK INK, circa 19thcentury or earlier.
 
Height: 8 3/8”
Width: 9 1/2”
Depth: 1/2”
 
 $875

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