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Huizhou Inkstick
2009-10-10 16:55

Huizhou inkstick, one of the traditional tools in Chinese writing and painting, is well-known in the Chinese history as not only one of theFour Treasures of the Study, but an old traditional handcraft of the Chinese people. Before writing or painting, the ancient men of letters or the painters would rub the inksticks into liquid ink, in which their inkbrushes were to be dipped for ink. In this sense, it is indispensable for the ancient men of letters, besides, it is also abundant in the essence of the ancient Chinese culture. The Huizhou inkstick found its origin back in the South Tang Dynasty, established its fame in the Song Dynasty and reached its peak in the Qing Dynasty.




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