Fine Art Asia Pavilion: Maria Kiang Chinese Art 典亞藝博展亭: Maria Kiang中國藝術

A Ying scholar’s rock
Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
H. 23 cm

明代 英石山子
高. 23公分

The naturally formed arched limestone resembles a mountainous landscape of sharp, jagged peaks with numerous crevices and rests on two points on an elegant Suzhou-type hongmu stand with bracket feet. The stone is black with dark brown calcite veining and inclusions and richly patinated to a glossy finish.