852
852

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HENRY H. ARNHOLD, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ARNHOLD FOUNDATION

A SOAPSTONE MOUNTAIN-FORM BRUSHREST
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 5,250 USD
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852

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HENRY H. ARNHOLD, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ARNHOLD FOUNDATION

A SOAPSTONE MOUNTAIN-FORM BRUSHREST
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 5,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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A SOAPSTONE MOUNTAIN-FORM BRUSHREST
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
the slim stone carved in layers of relief as a series of five craggy peaks, one side with a fisherman sitting with a basket, a gnarled pine tree to one side and a lake below, a poetic verse inscribed above reading Bixi yuhu wan chui gou ('Man fishing at a clear lake in the evening'), and three seals, the reverse with a thatched pavilion partially obscured by a leafy tree and a further pine in the distance, the translucent stone a warm yellow with a swath of orange at the center, wood stand (2)
Length 6 in., 15.3 cm
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Provenance

E & J Frankel, Ltd., New York, 1989.
Collection of Robert H. Blumenfield.
Christie's New York, 25th March 2010, lot 908.

Important Chinese Art

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