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Title

Square shoushan stone seal with landscape design in relief

20th century

Artists

Unknown Artist

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  • Details

    Alternative title
    壽山石山水薄意方章
    Place where the work was made
    China
    Date
    20th century
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    carved shoushan stone
    Dimensions
    4.8 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm (irreg.)
    Credit
    Gift of Dr John Yu in memory of Dr George Soutter 2020
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    33.2020
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  • About

    The seven characters of the seal mark come from the Tang dyansty poet Wang Wei (699 -761) [王維]'s poem "Not seeing Lv Yiren at a visit on a Spring day when passing through Xin Changli together with Peidi [“春日与裴迪过新昌里访吕逸人不遇]. The original poem is : Dao men bu gan ti fan niao, kan zhu he xu wen zhu ren[到门不敢题凡鸟, 看竹何须问主人]

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China