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Title

Square shoushan stone seal with landscape design in relief

20th century


Artists

Unknown Artist


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]


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



Place

Where the work was made
China