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

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.