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CHINESE HORN CARVING OF A ZUN (WINE VESSEL)

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Horn: Pre 1940   item# 1164528 (stock# 3465)

CHINESE HORN CARVING OF A ZUN (WINE VESSEL)
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Bamboo Grove



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This very well carved and polished horn carving of a Zun (Chinese traditional libation wine vessel) is an early or mid - 20th century product. It is 5 ½” high, 6 ½” wide and 3 ½” thick (both measured from the top), the round bottom is 2” in diameter. Twelve stylized Bixie (辟邪) and different ritual bronze patterns were deeply carved into the entire body. The artist’s name is illegibly carved on the bottom. It is in great condition.


CHINESE HORN CARVING OF A SMALL VASE OR CUP

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Horn: Pre 1940   item# 1162135 (stock# 3460)

CHINESE HORN CARVING OF A SMALL VASE OR CUP
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Bamboo Grove



$975.00 

This nice horn carving of a vase (or cup) is 4 5/8” high, 2 ¾” wide and 1 ¾” thick. It depicts the theme of “Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove”, Chinese name Zhu Lin Qi Xian (竹 林 七 贤). As is traditionally depicted, the group of seven scholars, musicians and sages wished to escape the intrigues, corruption and stifling atmosphere of the court life during the political chaos of the Three Kingdoms period (220 AD~265 AD). They gathered in a bamboo grove near the house of ...click for details

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