Presse paper - Wood - China - mid 20th century

Description
Presse paper - Wood - China - mid 20th century
Very good condition, see description - 4.5×4.5×20 cm

A very special, detailed paperweight from the Pingyao region, dated around 1930/1940.
This wooden paperweight is finely carved: a bundle of bamboo tied together with a string. Three spiders crawl on the bamboo, as a symbol for bringing happiness and prosperity. This object was used as paperweight or purely as a decorative object for contemplation or consideration.
Measurements: length 20 cm, diameter approx. 4.5 cm.
Nice and soft patina from use.
See the pictures for more details: some pictures without flash, some with flash.
This rare object is in excellent condition.
From an old Dutch collection.

Lot details
Object
Presse paper
Material
Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Region/ Country of origin
China
Attribution
Original
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
4.5×4.5×20 cm
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