Offered by: Tishu
By appointment only Atlanta, GA 30327 , United States Call Seller 305.400.0561


Natural Malachite Rock on Display Stand as Chinese Scholar Stone

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  • Description
    A natural malachite rock specimen with striking green and black colors fitted on a wood stand for viewing and meditating. The front and sides of the gemstone feature tight and small polished botryoidal form, revealing a beautiful, mottled pattern with intense colors of contrasting green and black. The back exposes the natural state with malachite fibers growth fused in the bedrock. The vertical slab form rock is displayed as a viewing stone on a fitted wood base by an American collector of Chinese scholar rocks. Known as "Peacock Rock" in Chinese, there was a more recent tradition in China (from Qing Dynasty and on) to collect the exotic gemstones such as malachite and turquoise specimen and place them in the study as the viewing stones. It was believed that it has power to bless the family and ward off evils.
  • More Information
    Origin: United States
    Period: 2000-2021
    Materials: stone on wood
    Condition: Good. Natural surface as shown. Wood stand shows minor wear.
    Creation Date: 2000s
    Styles / Movements: Modern, Asian
    Patterns: Asian/Oriental, Geometric
    Incollect Reference #: 682263
  • Dimensions
    W. 10 in; H. 9 in; D. 4 in;
    W. 25.4 cm; H. 22.86 cm; D. 10.16 cm;
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Our collection ranges from Neolithic Art to 20th century collectible art and design. It spans 5000 thousand years of history and crosses many civilizations and cultures. Our aesthetic strongholds are Mid-century studio design, Japanese and Korean art, Asian Textile Art and Contemporary Aboriginal Art. The diversity is united behind our singular vision to seek for timeless beauty and driven purely by our passion

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