• For the Enjoyment of Scholars: auction at Christies

    Sale 2391

    For the Enjoyment of Scholars: Selections from the Robert H. Blumenfield Collection

    25 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 918

    A GREY LINGBI STONE SCHOLAR'S ROCK

    Price Realised  

    A GREY LINGBI STONE SCHOLAR'S ROCK
    With sharp protuberances on one side, with some white veins and a layered eddying pattern in the crevices, the reverse carved with the characters Shi Tao (sobriquet of Su Shi)
    10½ in. (26.7 cm.) high, wood stand


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    Provenance

    Hugh Moss Ltd., London.
    The Falk Collection II; Christie's, New York, 21 September 2001, lot 536.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this rock was damaged during the installation and has now been repaired. The revised estimate is now 800-1200 and is being sold without reserve.