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"Racing Horses" - Hand Carved Wooden Pair of Paper Weights

Article: AWP009
Beautifully hand carved pair of wooden paper weights displaying a herd of wild horses in full gallop. This set of paper weights is ideal for Xuan Paper (Shuen Paper) and allows you to weight down large sheets of paper so you have a flat surface when painting.

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Dimensions: 12.0 in x 2.1 in x 1.0 in / 30.0 cm x 5.2 cm x 2.4 cm

Usage: Weight down paper when painting or writing

Packaging: Comes with a gift box

Decorative Elements: Hand carved galloping horses

More Info: Weight: 480 g / per piece

The horse ranks as the seventh animal in the twelve Chinese zodiacs, and also is a much respected figure in Chinese culture.

Chinese people admire horses because they represent power, energy and wisdom. For as strong and powerful as these animals are, they still exude a remarkable gracefulness and elegance.

All of this is why poets and scholars have written about horses for thousands of years, going back to ancient China. Artists have also painted horses for just as long, and the animal stands to be a source of inspiration for anyone working with Sumi-e or Fineline painting.

The Racing Horse Paper Weights are a pair of beautiful wooden paper weights filled with numerous racing horses. Stained dark, the elegance of the wood grain still to shines through to create a remarkable set. This combination will make inspiring decoration for your desk that will also be useful.

detail view of the racing horse paper weights from where you can see the elegant relief carving on top of them