Lot 130
  • 130

A RARE IMPERIAL MARBLE SUNDIAL QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD

Estimate
500,000 - 700,000 HKD
Sold
600,000 HKD
bidding is closed

Description

cleverly designed and precisely carved, surmounted by a thick circular dial emerging from swirling clouds, incised on both sides with time markers, raised at an angle to mirror the axial tilt of the earth, all supported on a tall pedestal with a central circular pillar similarly decorated in high relief with scrolling clouds between key-fret borders, the base further engraved with a leafy scroll
Close