• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 280

    AN UNUSUAL FRAMED CARVED DUAN STONE LANDSCAPE PANEL

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL FRAMED CARVED DUAN STONE LANDSCAPE PANEL
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Well carved in high relief with Shoulao seated on a crane and three immortals standing on clouds flying above pavilions nestled amidst trees and rock formations rising from rolling, froth-crested waves, one of the immortals, Zhang-gou Lao, throwing iron rods from his bamboo drum towards vapor rising from an elongated arrow vase raised on a stand, all carved from the dark reddish-brown, greyish-green and buff areas of the stone; within a hardwood frame carved with archaistic dragon scroll
    29½ x 25¼ in. (75 x 64.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in South Africa in the 1960s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN