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Chinese Scholar's Rock with Stand

Chinese Scholar's Rock with Stand


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1990: Item # 1255198
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 $4,500.00 
An antique Chinese Lingbi stone (scholar's rock or spirit stone) has a very distinct ring when it is struck. Scholar's rocks are appreciated for their unusual shapes, asymmetry, color and texture. Scholars refer to them as "bones of the earth". It is a carved blackish stone overhang with perforations. It set upon a contemporary Shuozhou style carved rosewood base with 4 rounded feet.

Date: 20th C

Dimensions:15.5" height, 8" width, 4.25" depth