QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
HEIGHT (EXCLUDING STAND): 11CM
The naturally formed vertical turquoise sculpture is enhanced with holes and jagged peaks after a scholar’s rock. The rock is well patinated and covered with veins and a dark grey matrix and rests on an original hardwood base carved with lotuses along a lotus pad design.
Collection of Mme Florine Langweil (1861-1958), Paris (No. 266)
Galerie Charpentier Auction House, Paris, 5 June 1959
Drouot Auction House, Paris, 17th and 19th November 1959, Lot 266