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    Crystals III

    Daniel Eskenazi

    2015

    Inkjet print on photo rag

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    A golden and grey agate flattened pebble with intricate designs of mottled striations reminiscent of cloud forms and rockwork
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    A Guangxi Liuyan stone shallow bowl of dark-grey tone, naturally formed in layers with veining to the body
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    A black scholar’s rock of tapering S-shaped form with small pierced areas
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    Entheos II Daniel Eskenazi 2015 Archival inkjet print
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    A jet-black and golden agate pebble of irregular form reminiscent of a Henry Moore sculpture
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    A black and golden shadow agate pebble with an abstract design
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    A jet-black and grey agate pebble with a natural inclusion of the number ‘8’ besides scattered dots
  • 09
    A black, striated grey and buff crystal agate pebble of flattened form, the lighter coloured band running through the centre
  • 10
    A black and golden shadow agate pebble with a naturalistic design of tall rock formations, the reverse with a sphere reminiscent of the sun or moon
  • 11
    Green Mold VIII Shao Wenhuan 2012 Hand-printed photograph on linen canvas, mineral colours and acrylic paint
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    A grey overhanging scholar’s rock horizontally orientated and pointed to side, the stone pitted with ridges and crevasses
  • 13
    A black, brown and golden agate pebble naturally formed resembling a toad with large uneven eyes
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    Creatures II Daniel Eskenazi 2015 Inkjet print on photo rag
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    A dark-brown and golden partially banded agate pebble resembling an oval head with two large eyes naturally forming a brushrest
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    A miniature gnarled rootwood of natural form, fitted on a hardwood stand
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    A deep caramel coloured agate scholar’s rock naturally formed resembling a heart organ
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    A black and buff crystal agate pebble of tubular form resembling a Japanese sushi roll, the dark stone encasing lighter areas
  • 19
    A pale grey and yellow agate pebble with natural globules simulating rocks
  • 20
    Saltscape No. 1 Michael Cherney 2016 Photography, ink on Mitsumata paper
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    A golden and brown agate pebble with a naturally formed circular design reminiscent of Jiro Yoshihara’s depictions of circles representing satori or Zen enlightenment
  • 22
    A golden, brown and black shadow agate pebble with cloud-like formations
  • 23
    A golden and dark-grey agate flattened pebble with designs of circular motifs with four pins to the central areas
  • 24
    A black and clear pale-grey agate pebble of oval form, the translucent grey area with a black dot reminiscent of a yin yang symbol
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    Crystals II Daniel Eskenazi 2015 Inkjet print on photo rag
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    A golden agate pebble formed as a small mountain with black inclusions
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    A golden and black agate pebble in the form of a mountain with overlapping rocks
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    A taxidermy trophy of a Moray eel (Murana Helena), the creature coiled at the tail with the body rising and head pointing upward and teeth bared Southern Mediterranean Sea 19th century
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    A black and buff crystal agate pebble in the form of a strange beast with one eye, the darker areas forming the details
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    A black, striated dark-grey and buff crystal agate pebble naturally formed resembling a mushroom
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    A large unpolished rootwood formation, the powerfully contorted sculpture reminiscent of a coiled dragon with twisted neck pointing downward
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    A golden and dark-brown agate pebble with one end raised consisting of numerous circular motifs and indentation to the centre
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    A dark-grey and golden agate cylindrical pebble with natural cloud formations  
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    Entheos III Daniel Eskenazi 2015 Archival inkjet print
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    An abscess from the tooth of an elephant in the form of a rock, the overlapping nodules of varying sizes shaping a curious three-dimensional viewing object, the base flat Unknown origin, 19th century or earlier
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    A golden and dark-grey agate pebble with designs of conjoined circular motifs, the reverse with dotted motifs  
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    A dark-grey and golden flattened circular agate pebble with two slits and two small circular motifs in the lighter shade
  • 38
    A golden agate pebble with naturally indented triangular motifs
  • 39
    A brown and golden agate pebble formed of three overlapping ovoid sections
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    A small dark-brown, golden and buff crystal agate scholar’s rock, the overlapping stone with darker areas raised in a vertical form to create a sheer rock face
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    Mind Landscape, No.1 Wang Mansheng 2016 Ink, walnut ink and colour on paper board
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    Beyond Stone Zhao Meng 2015 Porcelain
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    An amber model of a bear, the neck stretched forward and face flattened with no features, the details of the body naturalistically defined
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    A miniature yellow jade pendant in the form of a pig-dragon coiled with the tail extending to the mouth, russet inclusions China, Neolithic period, Hongshan culture, circa 3500 BC Provenance: Private Taiwanese Collection
     
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    A dark-brown, cream and buff crystal agate pebble naturally formed resembling a layered piece of pork fat
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    A Gobi Desert dark-grey and slight russet agate scholar’s rock, the pierced formation with flattened top, overhanging sections to the edges and deep recesses to the sides
  • 47
    A golden, honey-coloured and black agate pebble naturally formed as a ghost head with uneven eyes and open mouth
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    Saltscape No. 2 Michael Cherney 2016 Photography, ink on Mitsumata paper
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    A blue amber model of a toad, seated four- square, with boldly defined eyes, the resin encasing numerous insects The material from mountain ranges near Santiago, Dominican Republic, carved in China, contemporary
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    Creatures III Daniel Eskenazi 2015 Inkjet print on photo rag
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    A tall grey scholar’s rock of vertical orientation, the tallest peak overhanging before a central pierced section through the stone
  • 53
    Clay Lingbi Stone in Palm No. 7 Zhao Meng 2015 Ceramic  
  • 54
    A grey Ying scholar’s rock of overhanging form with central hole resembling a bird with lowered head
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    A golden and speckled-grey agate pebble with a triangular inclusion and recessed centre  
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    Newtype I, No.3 Chen Jinan 2015 Vandyck process
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    A walking cane formed from the long tail of a Giant Atlantic Eagle Ray (Myliobatis Aquila), mounted in a silver-gilt handle with coat of arms and ferrule, in original fitted red morocco leather case Spain, early 19th century Provenance: Formerly in the collection of a Spanish member of the Royal House of Savoy
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    A golden agate and buff crystal pebble with a natural design of rock formations
  • 59
    Return from Similan
    Ruyi
    2015
    Ink and colour on paper
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    The Sunset Stone from the Seventh Gorge
    The Master of the Water, Pine and Stone Retreat
    2015
    Ink and colours on cloud-dragon paper mounted down on xuan paper
    With two seals of the artist, Shuisongshi shanfang (‘The Master of the Water, Pine and Stone Retreat’) and Shikuang (‘Stone Fool’)
     
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    A Guangxi Taihu scholar’s rock, the dark-grey stone with lighter veining, shaped in the form of an irregular arched cave entrance or eye of a needle, with large central opening and double- pointed base
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    A jet-black and golden agate pebble with a large central striated ‘eye’ beside two smaller circular motifs, the reverse with a similar ‘eye’, a circle and simulated rock
  • 63
    A bronze towel holder in the form of a bat with elongated outstretched wings within cloud-scroll ends, placed on a flattened base, attached silk cord
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    Newtype I, No.2 Chen Jinan 2015 Vandyck process
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    A two-tone golden flattened agate pebble with twin protruding circular areas resembling an extraterrestrial head
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    A baculum or penis bone of a large male walrus (Odobenus Rosmarus ) used by Inuits as a hunting club, the naturally formed object of rich brown tones Alaska, 19th century Length: 55 cmA baculum or penis bone of a large male walrus (Odobenus Rosmarus ) used by Inuits as a hunting club, the naturally formed object of rich brown tones  
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    A petrified wood scholar’s rock of dark- grey and brown tones, formed with tall spiked peaks and variant terrain, the base forming caves
  • 68
    A large caramel brown agate strange stone formation, viewable in two angles, the first with the smooth rippled stone forming a mountain curving inward at both ends to create a cove-like area beneath a sheer face, the second on two feet creating a further cove beneath a dome-like rock formation  
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    American Canyon Concept
    Ruyi 2015 Ink on paper
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    A large rootwood formation, the vertically oriented sculpture with irregular gnarled knots forming deep crevices and ridges, the centre with twisted pierced openings and jagged edges, of dark- brown patination
  • 71
    A mottled deep black, grey and golden agate flattened scholar’s rock with overhanging top, the stone containing geometric designs
  • 72
    Newtype I, No.6
    Chen Jinan
    2015
    Vandyck process
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    A large caramel agate sculpture, the naturally formed stone with varying nodules resembling a rhinoceros horn rising vertically from the lower section
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    Obstinate Rock
    Shao Wenhuan
    2011
    Hand-printed photograph on linen canvas, mineral colours and acrylic paint
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    125 x 97 cm Edition of 1-6 of 6 + 2 AP, 50 x 39 cm Edition of 2-10 of 10 + 2 A
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    Length: 9 cm
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    Width: 17 cm
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    Height: 21.5 cm, fitted hongmu stand
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    110 x 82 cm Edition 1-3 of 3 + 2 AP, 58 x 45 cm Edition 2-6 of 6 + 2A
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    Length: 9.5 cm
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    Length: 3.8 cm
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    Length: 5 cm
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    Length: 4 cm
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    Length: 4.8 cm
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    115 x 80 cm Unique
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    Width: 24 cm, fitted hongmu stand
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    Length: 5 cm
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    125 x 97 cm Edition of 1-6 of 6 + 2 AP
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    Width: 5.8 cm
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    China, 17|18th century
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    Height: 9 cm, fitted hongmu stand
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    Length: 9 cm
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    Length: 4 cm
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    20 x 29.5 cm
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    Length: 4 cm
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    Width: 7 cm
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    Length: 6.5 cm
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    Length: 4.5 cm
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    125 x 97 cm Edition of 1-6 of 6 + 2 AP
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    Length: 6 cm
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    Length: 6.7 cm
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    Height: 27 cm
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    Length: 5.5 cm
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    Length: 3 cm
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    Height: 58 cm, fitted hongmu stand
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    Length: 5 cm
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    Length: 4.8 cm
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    110 x 82 cm Edition 1-3 of 3 + 2 AP
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    Height: 18.5 cm
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    Length: 7 cm
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    Width: 3.5 cm
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    Length: 6.3 cm
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    Length: 6.5 cm
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    Height: 8 cm, fitted hongmu stand
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    35.5 x 28 cm Artist’s signature and seal
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    50 x 35 x 25 cm Artist’s signature
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    Central Asia, 19th century. Length: 5.5 cm
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    Length: 2.5 cm
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    Width: 9 cm
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    Width: 11.5 cm, fitted hongmu stand
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    Length: 4.5 cm
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    19.3 x 39.8 cm Edition 2-9 of 9
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    Length: 6 cm
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    125 x 97 cm Edition of 1-6 of 6 + 2 AP, 50 x 39 cm Edition of 2-10 of 10 + 2 AP
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    Height: 30 cm, fitted hongmu stand
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    17 x 18 x 18 cm Artist’s signature
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    Width: 15 cm, wood stand
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    Length: 7 cm
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    50 x 70 cm Edition 1-6 of 6
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    Length: 92.5 cm, the case 94 cm
  • 58
    Length: 4.8 cm
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    121 x 103.4 cm Artist’s signature and seal
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    179 x 62 cm
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    Height: 30 cm, fitted hongmu stand
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    Length: 3.5 cm
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    Japan, second quarter of the 20th century Width: 33.5 cm
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    50 x 70 cm Edition 1-6 of 6
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    Width: 7 cm
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    Alaska, 19th century Length: 55 cm
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    Height: 20 cm. Width: 17 cm, fitted hongmu stand
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    Height and width for first formation: 29 x 31 cm, fitted hongmu stand Height and width for second formation: 23.5 x 31 cm, fitted hongmu stand
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    73.5 x 140.5 cm Artist’s signature and seal
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    Height: 59 cm, fitted wood stand
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    Height: 10.5 cm, fitted hongmu stand
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    70 x 50 cm Edition 1-6 of 6
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    Height: 32 cm, fitted hongmu stand
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    120 x 120 cm Unique