Vintage Chinese soapstone carving in mint condition of a squirrel in foliage…
This vintage Chinese soapstone carving is expertly crafted and looks fantastic with it’s ornate and fine detail. The study depicts a squirrel climbing amongst foliage and the sculpture is attached on a carved marble-style stand. Mint condition, no chips, cracks or marks.
About Soapstone Statues
Soapstone carvings have been found dating back as far as 3000 years. Spreading from China, this sculpture type and material became a leading art form across Asia. Soapstone statures can be very valuable. A Tang Ying soapstone carving sold at auction for $2.2 million.
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