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Chinese Taihu Scholar's Stone

Chinese Taihu Scholar's Stone


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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Geological: Mineral Specimens: Pre 1970: Item # 674598

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Chinese Scholar Stones
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Up for sale is a piece of nice Chinese Taihu Scholar's Stone.

I just brought it back from China. It comes with a Rosewood stand.

Size app. 9" W x 5 1/2"D x 15 1/2"H with the stand

Shipping weight app. 10 lbs.

Taihu stone found in the Tai Lake and vast surrounding drainage areas of Tai Lake in Jiangsu, China. Taihu stone is the limestone formed under the water of Tai Lake. Those stones take from the lake bed are precious due to their fresh, soft color and their multiple linked perforations produced by thousands of years of wave and water erosion. Taihu stones are usually large and regarded as the best garden stones. Smaller Taihu stones in good quality are rare and suitable for indoor appreciation. The beauty of Taihu stones comes from their thinness and wrinkles as well as their perforations and hollows, which enhance the open appearance. The Taihu stones are the most famous stones that are on display in many famous gardens around China. Mostly Taihu stone is in large piece and used to be collected by royal and aristocrat families.

Now you can get a manageable size with good quality and price to make your room special and bring joy and peace surrounds you.