July 7, 2022
The charm of Ancient Chinese architecture -- stone carving
Stone carving it pays attention to realistic modeling, smooth and delicate technique, smooth and free grain type. Its traditional skills began in the Han Dynasty, matured in the Wei and Jin Dynasties, and became popular in the Tang Dynasty.
There are several categories of garden sculpture, architectural sculpture, animal and figure sculpture and handicraft, with hundreds of products: figure sculpture, relief, fountain, flower pot, Roman column, baluster, pavilion, stone stool, animal sculpture, tombstone, antique sculpture and so on. Stone carving has a long history. It pays attention to realistic modeling, smooth and delicate technique, smooth and free grain type. The sculpture products not only have the charm of ancient art, but also have the elegant and lively modern art style.
Stone carving is a collection of creative, design, production of various works of art. It is simply a work of art carved from stone.
Natural stone is solid and weathering resistant. Therefore, in architecture, in addition to stone pagoda, stone bridge, stone fang, stone pavilion, stone tomb, more widely used in architectural components and decoration. It can be roughly divided into three categories: one is the door frame, fence board, drum stone, steps and well circle as architectural components; Second, stone tablets, stone lions, stone huabiao and stone statues are attached to buildings; Third, as the furnishings in the building, such as stone incense burner, stone five for and so on.
The main classification
There is no unified national standard for many kinds of stone carvings, and it is difficult to classify them accurately. According to the development of recent years, combined with traditional habits, stone carvings can be divided into the following types of uses.
1, ornamental, hanging and collection of stone craft jewelry stone carvings.
2, grottoes and cliff stone carvings.
3. Stone carvings in the cemetery.
4, palaces, mansions and garden stone carvings.
5. Temple and altar stone carving.
6. Stone Bridge.
7. Archway stone carving.
8. tower building stone carving.
9. Monument book stone carving.
10. Stone carvings of people and animals.
11. life craft supplies stone carving.
12. Modern city gardens and memorial stone carvings.