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Title

Square ivory seal with a buddhist monk-carrying-a-bag finial


Artists

Unknown Artist


About

This seal may have belonged to Xiao Hanchen who was related to Xinyuan Zhai (信遠齋),which was first established in 1740 and became famous for its plum drink in Liulichang, Beijing.


Details


Alternative title

象牙布袋和尚鈕方章


Place where the work was made

China


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

carved ivory


Dimensions

5.9 x 1.4 x 1.3 cm (irreg.)


Credit

Gift of Dr John Yu in memory of Dr George Soutter 2020


Location

Not on display


Accession number

42.2020



Place

Where the work was made
China