INKSTON Extra Fine Double Xuan Plus Paper
£60.26 – £120.53
INKSTON Extra Fine Double Layer Plus Xuan paper contains 65-75% Pteroceltis Tatarinowii tree bark, it is untreated/unsized (raw/uncooked in Chinese) and is suitable for both painting and calligraphy.
To make the Extra Fine grade double layer Xuan paper the fibres are steamed/boiled and the pulp mixed for longer than usual. This makes the paper finer and stronger than normal Xuan Paper. Also according to Inkston product control standards, these double layer Xuan Papers are only made by Xuan Paper craftsmen who have over 20 years consecutive Xuan Paper making experience.
This is fine 80gsm paper, in large 138x70cm size (1 sheet has a surface area equivalent to 15 sheets A4).
Available in pack sizes:
- 25 sheets (1.74kg net weight)
- 50 sheets (3.48kg net weight)
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10 Sheets pack 1kg approx. shipping weight
净皮 Jing Pi The high grade Xuan paper, recommended for Sumi-e / Chinese painting
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Handmade in the most traditional way with spring water, rice straw, and 2 years old Pterocelti Tatarinowii tree barks.
This pack of paper is handmade at the ancient Xuan Paper workshop featured in Xuan paper making – a Unesco intangible heritage.
For more information about Xuan paper types and usage see Chinese Xuan 1,000 year old Truth paper.
This is tested by Chinese Gongbi artist Huang Guo Hong.
comment: ‘this is a high grade paper. However, it is better to leave the paper for several months to leave the ‘paper fire’ disappear so that the paper can reach the best performance.’