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    Sale 11929

    The Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Scholar's Objects

    17 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1194

    A GRAY LINGBI SCHOLAR'S ROCK

    QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GRAY LINGBI SCHOLAR'S ROCK
    QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)
    The rock is very attractively shaped, resembling a recumbent animal with raised head. The surface of the stone is very smooth, with shallow crossing striations.
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) wide, hardwood stand


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    Provenance

    David Kidd (1926-1996) Collection, Japan.


    Literature

    N. Grindley, The Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Scholar's Rocks, 2009, no. 69.