Cloud-Form Scroll Stand

c. 1750
$3,660 $4,880 USD
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Dimensions
W: 15.5" D: 8.5" H: 3.5"
Materials
Marble
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Collection #
BJH059
Estimated Shipping
$75

This 18th-century display stand was carved from a single block of white marble to resemble an open scroll turned upside down. The elegant form needs little decoration - the sides alone are etched with a pattern of swirling clouds, symbols of harmony and the celestial realm. A low stand such as this would have been placed upon a table as a display mount for a precious object or lingbi stone. Exemplifying the restraint of Ming-dynasty design, this stand would have undoubtedly appealed to esoteric tastes and likely took pride of place in the scholars' studio.

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