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Chinese Limestone Well Head Sculpture, c. 1900

$12,800

About

Graphic yet minimal, this elegant stone garden sculpture is actually a Qing-dynasty well head from China's Hebei province. Hand-carved from a solid block of limestone, the stone ring has a smooth surface texture and neutral, mottled coloring. One of the four essential elements of a balanced garden, stone sculptures such as this anchor their surroundings and create a unique focal point for the eye. Set vertically on a custom steel mount, this simple architectural object becomes a striking work of art, a piece of history tucked away in the garden. Steel base is powder coated for use outdoors. Additional dimensions: Base: 29" W x 18" D x 1.25" H.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 45.75 in. (116.21 cm)Width: 38 in. (96.52 cm)Depth: 18 in. (45.72 cm)
  • Style
    Minimalist (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Powder-CoatedSteel,CarvedLimestone
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1900
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: BJH0781stDibs: LU820023501662

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    Ships From: Chicago, IL
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 2 days of delivery.

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Located in Chicago, IL

PAGODA RED is a renowned resource for designers as well as collectors of contemporary and ancient Chinese, Korean and Japanese art. They offer a curated edit of fine and provincial furniture, ceramics, scholars' objects, and paintings and textiles, each piece historically and geographically authentic.

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