An unusual and large carved bamboo 'dragon boats' mountain Qing Dynasty
Lot 315
An unusual and large carved bamboo 'dragon boats' mountain
Qing Dynasty
£6,000 - 10,000
US$ 10,000 - 17,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
An unusual and large carved bamboo 'dragon boats' mountain
Qing Dynasty
The deep carving depicting a complex continuous scene of numerous scholars variously gathering in pagodas, one with a four-tiered tower, traversing a long bridge between rocky outcrops and standing on eight covered barges to view a race between two dragon boats manned by oarsmen and flying many small flags at the bottom of the scene.
52cm (20½in) high

Footnotes

  • 清 竹雕山水人物圖山子

    Compare a related carving of a bamboo mountain with Immortals illustrated by Chen Xiejun and S.Whitfield (eds.), Shanghai Museum, London, 2007, no.326.
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