20 octobre 2008

A 'Fenglingshi' Scholar's Rock. Song Dynasty

A 'Fenglingshi' Scholar's Rock. Song Dynasty olive-green limestone with russet inclusions and orange veining, intaglio inscriptions written in zhuanwen, lishu, and xingshu, hardwood stand with inscription. 16.5 by 12.5 cm., 6 1/2 by 5 in. Lot Sold 500,000 HKD PROVENANCE: A Private Japanese Collection. NOTE: The inscriptions on the front of the rock read as follows:Ride through the void on it [the cloud]Auspicious Fungus [signed] Xiaosong1 Iced Glossy BonesJade Zijing2Wenjia3Propitious Clouds in... [Lire la suite]