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19th Century Chinese Root Shrine

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Scholars in China's Qing dynasty often turned to the natural world as inspiration for their musings. These influences are apparent in the brushes, tables, pictures, and inkstones they surrounded themselves with. Root sculptures like this shrine are born of this inspiration. As we have collected items from the past whose stories and utility live into the present, items like this root shrine stand out. This unique piece speaks to its original context while offering a natural warmth and solidity to any modern room.

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  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1850
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 9.25 in. x W 11.75 in. x D 8.75 in.H 23.5 cm x W 29.85 cm x D 22.23 cm
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Seller Reference Number
    W048
  • Reference Number
    LU820012561251
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