Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
Chinese Carved Stone Weight with Lion, Qing

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Chinese Carved Stone Weight with Lion, Qing

DESCRIPTION: A Chinese mat weight or press, carved from one piece of dark stone with a lion on its haunches in its center. The lion bares its teeth and crouches with bold posture on a flat stone surface with four cartouches featuring etched designs of bamboo, banana, peony, and blooming lotus. Latter Qing dynasty (1850 – 1912) and in good condition with small chip to lion’s curled mane in rear view. DIMENSIONS: 10 ½” square (26.7 cm sq.) x 5” high (12.7 cm).

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