Dimensions: 11.4cm long
– The family collection of Ohno Sekisai, a calligrapher in Tohoku region of Japan, acquired around 1970s
– Christie’s Hong Kong ‘The Imperial Sale’, 28 May 2014, lot 3586
– A private Dutch collection
The ink cake of rectangular shape, carved on one side with the two immortals Hehe Erxian depicted beneath a peach tree, the other side with the two characters yun mo, meaning ‘Cloud Ink’, above a seal. One of the sides is carved with a four-character Qianlong mark.