INKSTON Perfect 70 Xuan Paper


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INKSTON Perfect 70 Xuan Paper contains 70% very fine Pteroceltis Tatarinowii tree bark, it is untreated/unsized (raw/uncooked in Chinese) and is suitable for both painting and calligraphy. It is especially recommended for professional use.

To make this Perfect grade paper the fibres are steamed/boiled and the pulp mixed for several hours longer than usual. This makes the paper finer and stronger than normal Xuan Paper. It takes 2 years to prepare the raw materials and 7 days to make the paper.

This is fine 39gsm paper, in large 138x70cm size (I sheet has a surface area equivalent to 15 sheets A4).

Available in pack sizes:

  • 10 sheets (0.34kg net weight)
  • 25 sheets half-width (0.43kg net weight)
  • 25 sheets (0.85kg net weight)
  • 50 sheets (1.7kg net weight)
  • 100 sheets (3.4kg net weight)




The high grade Xuan paper, recommended for Sumi-e / Chinese painting
and professional calligraphy.
Contains 60% or higher Pteroceltis Tatarinowii (青檀 Qing Tan) bark, and 40% or less rice straw.

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Shipping size 78 x 7 x 7 cm
Shipping weight 500 g
SKU ink-p7-4801
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Handmade in the most traditional way with spring water, 2 years old Pterocelti Tatarinowii tree barks and rice straw.
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.

American Sumi E artist Virginia Lloyd-Davies has recently did a fantastic painting with this Inkston Perfect 70 Xuan paper. This series of photos shows you how this paper reacts. For more details of the painting guide, please check out Crane Guardian by Virginia Lloyd-Davies – Joyful Brush. In this painting, she also uses Inkston brushes: 0503M Diao Hao Long Pointed Marten Brush, 0305WsWl Jian Hao Combination Brush

This is tested by Chinese Gongbi Painting artist Huang GuoHong.

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1 review for INKSTON Perfect 70 Xuan Paper

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Beautiful paper! Very similar to my Red Star paper but much cheaper. I use it for my abstract paintings and it works very well.

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