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Subject:Opinion on scholar rock
Posted By: john Mon, Jun 03, 2019 IP: 2601:1c0:5c01:293d:a

Any help on age or what kin d of rock this is would be appreciated. I got it n a local estate and was wondering if anyone knows what it may be.







Subject:Re: Opinion on scholar rock
Posted By: Mark Adams Wed, Jun 05, 2019

A scholars rock dating from late Qing period IMO.
Not sure what material the rock is. However it is not jade.
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Subject:Re: Opinion on scholar rock
Posted By: Jonathan Wed, Jun 05, 2019

These Types of stones Have been collected only recently. Not in the 19th century. The Japanese also collect this type of stone. Difficult to say where it came from. The purpose of the stones is to bring the outside inside and to stimulate the mind. It is akin to bonsai trees.


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