California Asian Art Auction California Asian Art Auction
 June 24, 2017  June 24, 2017

 Lot # 2007 

  • Dimension: Height: 6 1/2 in (16.5 cm)
  • Estimate From: $2500
  • Estimate To: $4000

Modelled in the form of ovoid boulder, it is carved with a deep mountain setting with an elderly gentleman riding a donkey accompanied by an attendant walking along a rocky cliff pathway, above him with an ascending stair path leading to a residence, with an elderly figure holding a staff standing nearby. The top left is incised in gilt with an imperial poem on the rock surface. The reverse is carved with similar setting with a pavilion on cliff below a crane in flight, above a deer with head turned back looking over the crane.