Provincial Washing Stone Pedestal

c. 1900
$1,280 USD
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Dimensions
W: 17.0" D: 17.25" H: 3.75"
Materials
Limestone
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
QQQ186H
Estimated Shipping
$135

Carved in the late 19th century in northern China, this limestone washing stone would have been used by a Qing-dynasty woman for washing clothes and textiles. Used by beating wet fabrics against its smooth surface with a wooden washing stick, washing stones were an integral part of Chinese daily life. Its broad surface and beautifully carved make this washing stone an ideal display stand or garden ornament.

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