19th century Chinese scholar stone, probably Ying stone, with natural polish.

19th century Chinese scholar stone, probably Ying stone, with natural polish.

19th century Chinese scholar stone, probably Ying stone, with natural polish.

Date & Origin 1850, China
Dimensions
H
5.50 cm (2 inc)
Dia
11.50 cm (4 inc)
Description
The stone is best known for its thin, crinkled and permeable characteristics. During the Song dynasty, Ying stone was often chosen as tributary gifts. By the Qing dynasty, Ying stone was considered one of the four great garden stones in China. Small stones of this size with fine, natural polish can form miniature gardens or be used as table top stones.
Stock Code 513
P.O.A
Dimensions
H
5.50 cm (2 inc)
Dia
11.50 cm (4 inc)
Description
The stone is best known for its thin, crinkled and permeable characteristics. During the Song dynasty, Ying stone was often chosen as tributary gifts. By the Qing dynasty, Ying stone was considered one of the four great garden stones in China. Small stones of this size with fine, natural polish can form miniature gardens or be used as table top stones.
Stock Code 513

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