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Title

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

Artists

Unknown Artist

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  • 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
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  • 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.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China