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Hangzhou Eye episode 10: Explore Xiling inkpad and its inheritor

Hangzhou publicity bureau and Hangzhou Culture Radio & Television Group| Updated: July 20, 2020 L M S

The inkpad is the little-known fifth member of the "five treasures of the study". The Xiling inkpad, which originated in Hangzhou, is one of the top three inkpads in China, being neck and neck with the Babao inkpad from Zhangzhou, Fujian province, and the Longquan inkpad from Changzhou, Jiangsu province.

The secret of the Xiling inkpad achieving its fame centuries ago and retaining the honor lies in the efforts and dedication of many generations.

Follow the steps of Cao Qin, a master at making Xiling inkpads, and get to know more about the "treasure of the study".

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