Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)
The green malachite stone is accented with three mountainous jagged peaks. The malachite is calcified and shows traces of skin. The rock is elevated on an openwork wooden stand.
A small malachite mountain of similar composition and patina is illustrated in Worlds Within Worlds: The Richard Rosenblum Collection of Chinese Scholar’s Rocks, 1997, pp. 290-291, Catalogue No. 70
清代 孔雀石山子 灰英石山子