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

A large dark grey Lingbi scholar’s rock
14th century
L. 88 cm
Provenance: A Japanese private collection

明至清代 灰太湖石「槎」形山子
長. 88公分
來源:日本私人收藏

The grey rock is of hollowed form with dramatic perforated peaks and overhangs flanking the central cavity. The horizontal rock is covered with wavy striations throughout and polished to a glossy patina. It rests on a thick hongmu Suzhoutype base.