19th century Chinese “Ying” mountain form scholars rock

19th century Chinese “Ying” mountain form scholars rock

19th century Chinese “Ying” mountain form scholars rock

Date & Origin 1800 to 1900, China
Dimensions
H
10.70 cm (4 inc)
W
18.50 cm (7 inc)
Description
The "Ying" Mountain form scholars rock is in grey tone, formed with five peaks of varying heights dominated by a lofty peak, with dramatic crevices, sharp ridged and deeply-furrowed hollows, reminiscent of divine mountain range. The tradition of using ying stone as brush rest can be traced back to Song dynasty, when literati had an admiration for rock that imitate miniature landscape, for it echoes the spirits of mountains and rivers. It can be used as a brushrest.
Medium
Stone
Condition
Good
Stock Code 543
SOLD
Dimensions
H
10.70 cm (4 inc)
W
18.50 cm (7 inc)
Description
The "Ying" Mountain form scholars rock is in grey tone, formed with five peaks of varying heights dominated by a lofty peak, with dramatic crevices, sharp ridged and deeply-furrowed hollows, reminiscent of divine mountain range. The tradition of using ying stone as brush rest can be traced back to Song dynasty, when literati had an admiration for rock that imitate miniature landscape, for it echoes the spirits of mountains and rivers. It can be used as a brushrest.
Stock Code 543

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