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Plaque (Landscape)


Creation date: 19th century
Creation place: China

Other Information

Medium and Support: Marble
Credit Line: Gift of Major General Charles F. B. Price
Accession Number: 1949.46
Dimensions: 6 1/4 in. x 15 7/16 in. (15.88 cm x 39.21 cm)
Currently on view

Provenance

Charles F. B. Price, San Diego, California ( - 1949)

San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California (1949 - )

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As early as the tenth century, stones with colorations that resemble landscapes were a favorite item to frame. The fact that the imagery evoking mountains, mists, and forests was naturally occurring seemed to suggest that qi itself—the life force of nature—was the artist and that the connoisseur/owner captured a piece of this mystical work in his own room.
Last Updated: 9/8/2021

Exhibition

This object was included in the following exhibitions:

Art of East Asia San Diego Museum of Art , 2/3/2013 - 8/1/2013


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