Chinese Trailing Vine Stone Drum

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Made in Shanxi province, this venerable drum stone was hand-carved with a trailing vine motif and an auspicious “fu” character representing prosperity. Polishing brings out the intricate relief carving and smooths the top, making the drum a lovely option for a side table or outdoor stool.

     

Details

  • Production Type
    Limited Edition
  • Production Time
    Available Now
  • Place of Origin
    China
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    17.5 in. H
    44 cm H
  • Diameter
    17.5
  • Dealer Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU82008190143
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