Nineteen Peaks under the Setting Sun:Chinese Scholar's Rocks - Dali River Stone of Yun Nan

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Feature:Chinese scholar's rocks* - Dali River Stone of Yun Nan, size 80cm.
Collector:Xie Libo
Source:Private collection
* Chinese scholars' rocks, also known as scholar stones or viewing stones, are naturally occurring or shaped rocks which are traditionally appreciated by Chinese scholars. Scholars rocks can be any color, and contrasting colors are not uncommon. The size of the stone can also be quite varied: scholars rocks can weigh either hundreds of pounds or less than one pound. Chinese scholar's rocks influenced the development of Korean suseok and Japanese suiseki.


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