Carving from the Shousan stone is an art originating in Fujian Province in Eastern China. Use of the stone for carving can be traced back as far as the Southern Dynasties and have long been used to produce handicrafts and later on in the Ming Dynasty, seals. Chinese Fujian Shoushan stone is one of four Chinese traditional stamp stones. There are more than one hundred varieties of Shoushan stones. Except for stamps, Shoushan stone is produced to depict people, animals, flowers and birds, landscapes, stationery, tools, and other art objects.
Country of Origin: China.
Size: 11" by 7 3/4" by 2 3/8".
Weight: 5 1/4 lbs. (Does not include base).
Condition: Very Good.
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