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Title

Square shoushan stone seal

1938

Artist

attrib. Zhao Shigang

China

1874 – 1945

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  • Details

    Alternative title
    傳趙時棡刻壽山石方章
    Place where the work was made
    China
    Date
    1938
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    carved shoushan stone
    Dimensions
    2.5 x.3.7 x 3.6 cm
    Credit
    Gift of Dr John Yu in memory of Dr George Soutter 2020
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    36.2020
    Artist information
    attrib. Zhao Shigang

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    The phrase composed of 7 characters come from a poem by Zhao Shixiu (1170-1219), native of Yongjia (today's Wenzhou of Zhejiang province), and the eighth generation of grandson of Emperor Song Taizu. [《和人韵赠北山僧》又得相逢閑寺裏,凡人多笑太无营。谁知见事心先懒,未说寻幽足已轻。二月春风添树色,一山夜雨失泉声。谢师更作重眠约,来往云消两日晴].

    The side inscriptions include the carver's name Shigang, which can be Zhao Shigang (1874-1945), well-known painter, calligrapher, seal carver, educator and expert on ancient scripts.

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    Where the work was made

    China