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Title

Square shoushan stone seal

20th century

Artist

attrib. Qian Song

China

1818 - 1860

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  • Details

    Alternative title
    傳錢松刻壽山石方章
    Place where the work was made
    China
    Date
    20th century
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    carved shoushan stone
    Dimensions
    4.8 x 3.0 x 3.0 cm
    Credit
    Gift of Dr John Yu in memory of Dr George Soutter 2020
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    55.2020
    Artist information
    attrib. Qian Song

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    The four characters phrase on the one end of the seal, Dong Zhong Yong He, can be traced back to the sentence of "动而正曰道,用而和曰德" in «太极图说·第五章» by Zhou Dunyi (1017-1073).

    Each of the four sides is either inscribed with characters or carved with low relief design. Three seal carvers names appear in the side inscriptions, including Qian Song【錢松91818-1860)】 , Deng Shiru [鄧石如 (1739/43 - 1805)], and Wen Ding 【文鼎(1766—1852)】。

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    Where the work was made

    China