17 September 2015
A HONGMU RECTANGULAR ROOT-FORM STAND
The stand is carved from a single, thick section of hongmu, with a flat, rectangular top raised on sides pierced and carved to simulate roots.
2 in. (5.2 cm.) high, 13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) wide, 7 ¾ in. (19.8 cm.) deep
Acquired in Hong Kong, 1980s.
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