Lotus and Peony Marker

c. 1750
$11,780 USD
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Dimensions
W: 13.0" D: 13.0" H: 48.5"
Materials
Limestone
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
DT001
Estimated Shipping
$780

This limestone post was carved by hand with flowering peonies around the base, symbols of royalty and virtue. It is crowned with a lotus bud: a symbol of purity. The post was likely part of a taller marker that stood outside of a provincial home of a wealthy merchant in Northern China over two centuries ago.

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