Dmitry Levit Asian Art Dmitry Levit Asian Art

19c Chinese scholar BAMBOO FUNGUS

19c Chinese scholar BAMBOO FUNGUS


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900: Item # 1331425
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19th century Chinese scholar’s desk object carved out of bamboo to represent a cluster of several reishi fungus - the Fungus of Immortality. The top of the carving provides 2 areas for keeping very small objects - tiny ink cakes and such. Beautifully designed, superbly carved both on top and bottom, excellent detailing, great staining and patina. Wonderful feel of age, very appropriate object for a scholar’s desk. Length 3 7/8 inches.