小叶紫檀(学名:Pterocarpus santalinus), 为双子叶植物纲、蝶形花科、紫檀属乔木。密度大棕眼小是其显著的特点,且木性非常稳定,不易变形开裂。
Pterocarpus santalinus (scientific name: Pterocarpus santalinus) is a dicotyledonous tree of Pterocarpus family and pterocarpaceae. High density and small brown eyes are its remarkable characteristics, and the wood property is very stable and not easy to deform and crack.
The red sandalwood is mainly produced in tropical and subtropical primitive forests, and the best of them are in the Mysore state and Myanmar areas.
Lobular red sandalwood has a hard texture. After playing, its color changes from orange red to purple black, with fine texture.
There are many kinds of red sandalwood. The growth rate of red sandalwood is slow. It takes five years to grow a ring, and it takes more than 800 years to become wood. The hardness is the first of wood, which is called "the wood of the emperor", which is not comparable to ordinary wood.
Collection name: small leaf red sandalwood dragon pattern pen holder in the late Qing Dynasty
Product appearance: meipin
This pen holder is cylindrical and made of superior red sandalwood. The outer wall of the pen holder is embossed with cloud and dragon patterns, with cirrus clouds. The dragon is looming in the cirrus clouds, vigorous, flexible and dynamic. The whole body of the pen holder is carved, the knife technique is skilled, the playing of the knife is smooth, the depth is orderly, and full of three-dimensional feeling. The wood is firm and fine, and the wood grain is natural. It is used in the study. It is actually a good tool.
The penholder is an important tool in the study, which has always been valued by scholars, and there are still many forms of penholder. Since the Song Dynasty, the Dragon began to be used to represent the supreme emperor and become a symbol of imperial power. Officials should not use it illegally. This pen container takes the dragon as the theme and is an official made tool.
Sandalwood is a kind of valuable wood for furniture making in ancient China. Its material is compact, the color of oxidation is purple black, and the wood is solid and heavy. This pen barrel is made of sandalwood super large materials. The carving is pure, the knife method is round and sharp, and the overall artistic conception is more impressive and interesting. It is suitable for both to be set up in the study and to add elegance and interest to the study.
Small leaf red sandalwood is known as the king of hardwood. It is very precious. It was recorded as early as the Qianlong period that the Ministry of industry applied for the use of small leaf red sandalwood, but Qianlong was not willing to use it. This is because small leaf red sandalwood is difficult to become a talent, grows very slowly, grows only 3mm a year, and becomes a timber in 800 years. Moreover, ten sandalwood and nine empty, even after 800 years, it is likely to be hollow, so it is difficult to find big materials, Generally, there are many hand strings on the market. For such a large-diameter pen holder, red sandalwood with large diameter and large surface is very rare. Coupled with the winding of dragon pattern, it is not only very elegant, but also very resistant to appreciation.
Red sandalwood is a symbol of wealth. Red sandalwood crafts are precious and must be carefully appreciated. As the saying goes, "red sandalwood supports people, and people support red sandalwood". This small leaf red sandalwood dragon pattern pen holder in the late Qing Dynasty has high investment and collection value. I hope customers can buy it. It will be immeasurable in the later stage!