INKSTON Perfect 70 Xuan Paper
£18.83 – £130.77 (GBP)
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:
- 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)
25 Sheet Roll of half-width sheets – standard parcel shipping
净皮 Jing Pi The high grade Xuan paper, recommended for Sumi-e / Chinese painting
|Shipping size||78 x 7 x 7 cm|
|Shipping weight||500 g|
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.