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19c Chinese SCHOLARâS ROCK prickly pine

19c Chinese SCHOLAR’S ROCK prickly pine


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1920: Item # 1359690
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Very unusual late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) Chinese scholar’s rock in a form of a natural mineral cluster wonderfully resembling a prickly pine tree. The stone is many-sided, providing different complete views. Beautiful object with extraordinary rich textured surface, fixed in newer fitted hardwood stand. I believe the mineral to be aragonite. Wonderful object for contemplation on scholar’s desk, beautiful patina. Height with stand 5 1/8 inches.