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Chinese Scholar Taihu Rock on Stand

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An elegant Taihu scholar rock balanced on a custom wood stand, in a mushroom cloud form and full of grottoes. The weather-smoothed surface is of a whitish grey color and is interspersed with white veins and yellow calcification, in a most artistic way created by mother nature. Stones from Taihu lake has been collected and priced by Chinese scholars since Tang dynasty when using them in garden came in vogue. Later on smaller pieces like this one were displayed in the scholar's private study serving as a mini form of nature for meditation. The novelty of the shape and unusual cavities that were weathered naturally through ages were highly appreciated as an inspiration to contain the nature in human's adobe. The height with the stand is 21.5"; 15.5" without the stand.

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  • Condition Details
    Natural surface wear and features as shown.
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    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 21.5 in. x W 10 in. x D 6 in.H 54.61 cm x W 25.4 cm x D 15.24 cm
  • Seller Location
    North Miami, FL
  • Reference Number
    LU945016103981
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