China, this is a beautiful antique naturally occurring scholar rock -long bridge- form viewing stone called a lingbi. It is accompanied by a custom hand-carved wood base. Dimensions: 19 inches high and 29 inches wide and 10 inches deep Provenance: Old Shanghai collection acquired 1998 Our natural specimen comes from a forty year old private Chinese collection. This example would make a perfect garden or provocative indoor installation. Please see below for more historical information about these fascinating works of art.History of Lingbi Garden Viewing Stones: Lingbi stones are also called resonant rocks (bayinshi). They are natural , Fine grained, delicately textured limestone Formations coming from Lingbi County, Anhui province. They are found deep in the mud of the Qingshi mountains. These rare scholar rocks untouched by man, were sometimes used for making chimes and are thus also known as chime rocks. Lingbi rocks are beautiful and clear-cut, with a frame of soft lines. They are now hard to find as harvesting them in China is now prohibited. One of a kind naturally found treasure, provocative long bridge form, custom display base, only one available Schneible Fine Arts has been dealing in authentic Chinese, Japanese and antiquities and Fine art, garden ornaments, lanterns and water basins for 25 years. Schneible personally travels to China, Japan and Europe each year to meet his network partners who assist him in finding best examples. He personally inspects each antique work of art to ensure its old age, authenticity and quality condition. Lifetime guarantee of authenticity: All of our Asian works of art come with our Lifetime Authenticity Guarantee. About Us & Your Guaranteed Satisfaction. Has been dealing in authentic antique Japanese lanterns and garden antiques for twenty years. This service is available anywhere in North America or Europe!
We are proud members of NAJGA - the internationally known North American Japanese Garden Association. We offer you a no risk three day no questions asked return privilege unlike many other exporters or importers. The item "Superb Chinese Antique Natural Viewing Stone Long Bridge Hardwood Base" is in sale since Friday, February 23, 2018.This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Other Japanese Antiques". The seller is "drachm" and is located in Shelburne, Vermont. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Panama, Jamaica, Bolivia, Ecuador, Iceland, Jordan, Luxembourg, Viet nam, Uruguay, Kuwait, Chile, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Jersey, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, South africa, Colombia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Maldives, Oman, Reunion, Sri lanka, Philippines, Ukraine.