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Title

Square jet seal with animal finial

Artist

attrib. Wu Changshuo (Kutie)

China

1844 – 1927

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  • Details

    Alternative title
    煤精石獸鈕方印章
    Place where the work was made
    China
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    carved meijing stone (jet)
    Dimensions
    4.0 x 2.1 x 2.1 cm (irreg.)
    Credit
    Gift of Dr John Yu in memory of Dr George Soutter 2020
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    40.2020
    Artist information
    attrib. Wu Changshuo (Kutie)

    Works in the collection

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    The seal inscription is composed of three characters, reading "da ji yang" 【big lucky sheep】 sandwiched by the graphic designs of a dragon and tiger. Here the word "yang" [sheep] should mean "xiang" [luck] which bear a radical of "yang".

    The side inscriptions of "Kutie ke" [carved by Kutie] suggests the caver being Wu Changshuo (1844 - 1927), one of whose aliases is "Kutie".

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China

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