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Superb Chinese Natural Viewing Stone Long Bridge Hardwood Base

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China, this is a beautiful naturally occurring scholar rock -long bridge- form viewing stone called a lingbi. It is accompanied by a custom hand-carved wood base. Dimensions: 19 inches high and 29 inches wide and 10 inches deep Provenance: Old Shanghai collection acquired 1998 Our natural specimen comes from a forty year old private Chinese collection. This example would make a perfect garden or provocative indoor installation. Please see below for more historical information about these fascinating works of art. History of Lingbi Garden Viewing Stones: Lingbi stones are also called ‘resonant rocks’ (bayinshi). They are natural , Fine grained, delicately textured limestone Formations coming from Lingbi County, Anhui province. They are found deep in the mud of the Qingshi mountains. These rare scholar rocks untouched by man, were sometimes used for making chimes and are thus also known as ‘chime rocks’. Lingbi rocks are beautiful and clear-cut, with a frame of soft lines. They are now hard to find as harvesting them in China is now prohibited. One of a kind naturally found treasure, provocative long bridge form, custom display base, only one available Our gallery has been dealing in authentic Japanese , Chinese, and fine Asian art, garden ornaments, lanterns and water basins for 25 years. The president personally travels to China, Japan and Europe each year to meet his network partners who assist him in finding best examples. He personally inspects each antique work of art to ensure its old age, authenticity and quality condition. We are members of NAJGA- North American Japanese Garden Association. Lifetime guarantee of authenticity: All of our Asian works of art come with our Lifetime Authenticity Guarantee.   

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  • Dimensions
    H 19 in. x W 29 in. x D 10 in.H 48.26 cm x W 73.66 cm x D 25.4 cm
  • Seller Location
    Shelburne, VT
  • Reference Number
    LU128926778783
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