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Chinese Intricately Carved and Pierced Soapstone Sculpture

This impressive Chinese soapstone carving depicts a grapevine bearing fruit and two little foraging critters among the vines.  Intricately carved and pierced in great detail into soapstone of a warm yellow hue subtly accented by rouge veining. The carving rests upon a conforming carved and pierced mahogany-hued soapstone stand. Carving soapstone requires sophisticated skill and has been an important art form in various cultures for thousands of years.

7 1/2″H x 12″W x 2 1/2″D

Circa 1930

SKU: EANT 82 P $985 Inquire
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  • Chinese
  • Soapstone
  • Intricately Carved and Pierced
  • Conforming Carved and Pierced Stand
  • 7 1/2″H x 12″W x 2 1/2″D
  • Circa 1930