Gen Yi, Sinuous wood, China, 20th Century

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Large piece of sinuous wood mounted on a plinth, known as GEN YI in Chinese.

China, 20th Century

Total height with plinth : 52 cm (20.4 in.)- Width : 33 cm (13 in.) - Depth : 16 cm (6.3 in.)

These hard and very decorative woods, worn and patinated by the water and weather were appreciated in China by calligraphers who liked to hang their paint brushes at the ends of them to let them drip-dry.

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  • Item(s) quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 52 cm
  • Width in cm : 33 cm
  • Depth in cm : 16 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2015020614