15 September 2011
AN UNUSUAL FRAMED CARVED DUAN STONE LANDSCAPE PANEL
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-guo 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.)
Acquired in South Africa in the 1960s.
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