Old Temple stone from China-Chinese limestone ornament image panel with calligraphy (1) - Stone - Chinese Calligraphy - China - Late 19th century

Description
Old Temple stone from China-Chinese limestone ornament image panel with calligraphy (1) - Stone - Chinese Calligraphy - China - Late 19th century
Good condition, see description - 40×23×9 cm

Old, beautifully tooled temple stone from China with paint remnants on the traditional symbol.

The measurements are approx. 40 x 32 x 9 cm thick.

Carved entirely by hand from a hardstone plate with a minimum thickness of 8 cm, as part of a Chinese temple.

An old piece with signs of age and some traces of cement or the like; has been part of a larger whole, thick hardstone and fairly heavy (11.5 kg).

This temple panel was found in central Java (Indonesia), where many Chinese temples have stood (and still stand). For centuries now, many Chinese people are living in Java and their culture has been integrated.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Old Temple stone from China-Chinese limestone ornament image panel with calligraphy
Technique
Stone carving mince from limestone
Material
Stone
Period
Late 19th century
Region/ Country of origin
China
Attribution
Original
Theme/ depiction
Chinese Calligraphy
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
40×23×9 cm
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