Hand-Carved Tigerman Footed Zhenzhu Basin

Contemporary
$980 USD
Make an Offer
Dimensions
H: 8.5" Dia: 16.25"
Materials
Stone
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
B5605
Estimated Shipping
$100

A clean-lined interpretation of an ancient form, this footed basin was hand-carved by artisans in China's Shandong province. The mesmerizing pattern of zhenzhu is inherent to the stone, a conglomerate limestone extracted from Lake Tai in Jiangsu province. Speckled with almost painterly daubs of color, the sought-after stone was especially prized by scholars of the 16th through 18th centuries, earning a favored place at the calligraphy table among ink, brush, and inkstone. We suggest a place of prominence on a table or credenza for this exceptional vessel that’s as fascinating to look at as it is tempting to touch.

Questions? Ask us

What They're Saying

Portrait krueger 69c0678773cbdc73a8194d85dce50cd3cf4d8d8eee9e119b0030df754f2dcbd0
Elizabeth Krueger | Elizabeth Krueger Design

“PAGODA RED was extremely supportive in helping to pull accessory options together for the Lake Forest Showhouse. After providing them with details and our vision on how we were looking to finish our space, Laurene helped curate options that made it easy for us to edit and finalize. It's also no surprise that the unique pieces we used in our showhouse space were some of the first to sell.”

Receive our weekly email on design &
creating memorable spaces