A bamboo 'seven scholars of the bamboo grove' parfumier, Qing dynasty | 清 竹雕鏤空竹林七賢圖香筒
Important Chinese Art from the Collection of Bruce Dayton and Ruth Stricker Dayton
A bamboo 'seven scholars of the bamboo grove' parfumier
of tall cylindrical form, pierced with two openwork vignettes, one with five scholars conversing and drinking tea, the other depicting two scholars seated at a table enjoying the qin with an attendant nearby, all within a secluded bamboo grove surrounded by craggy rockwork and swirling cloud wisps, the surface patinated to a warm caramel tone
Height 9 in., 22.9 cm
In overall good condition, with minor nicks and chips. Wear to the surface particularly along the edges. Traces of old glue along edges to the top and bottom.
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