Chinese Carved Bamboo Scholars Pine Libation Cup, Qing dynasty. A pine bamboo libation cup carved and pierced as a gnarled pine trunk with detailed oval knots carved in low relief. Such a design imitates rhinoceros horn examples. The handle shaped as a twisted pine branch issuing groups of pine needles, rising from the foot and reaching into the smooth interior.
The exterior richly carved and continuous figural landscape is depicted with further pine. Trees and jagged rockwork; all beneath billowing clouds.Enclosed, are a multitude of scholars engaged in leisurely pursuits upon a boat, their gestures and animated expressions meticulously picked out. Perfect for the Scholars studio and indeed any good collection. (W)14.7 x (H)16cm.
The condition is fine, consistent with the estimated age and the material used. Similar pieces document such work; lot 209 and 268, 7 Nov 2011, Chinese & Other Asian Works of Art, Bonhams. Lot 230, 3 May 2016, Fine Asian Art Including The Collection of Snuff Bottles of Franca Arena A. Subtracting 25% from each additional item. We are pleased to answer any questions that you may have regarding offered items.This includes requests for additional photos. Please reach out to us via eBays messaging interface. Many of the items on offer are of considerable age. Inherently, these items will have some minor or light wear. Any major flaws and damages i. Chips or cracks will be clearly disclosed within item descriptions and images. Pieces are photographed under studio lighting and conditions. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. More detailed condition requests can be obtained via the messaging interface. In the event that an item arrives not as described or damaged, notification must be received within 24-hours of signature confirmation with a clear photograph showing the discrepancy or damage. Photographic stands and aids are not included in sale, unless stated otherwise.
The item "Chinese Carved Bamboo Scholars Pine Libation Cup, Qing dynasty" is in sale since Friday, April 13, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Pots". The seller is "lost-and-found-antiquities" and is located in Windsor. This item can be shipped worldwide.