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.
- Total nr of items
- Old Temple stone from China-Chinese limestone ornament image panel with calligraphy
- Stone carving mince from limestone
- Late 19th century
- Region/ Country of origin
- Theme/ depiction
- Chinese Calligraphy
- Good condition, see description
- 40×23×9 cm