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Title

Square shoushan stone seal with animal final

or 1983 1923

Artist

attrib. Dun Lifu

China

1906 - 1988

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  • Details

    Alternative title
    傳頓立夫刻獅鈕方章
    Place where the work was made
    China
    Date
    or 1983 1923
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    carved changhua stone
    Dimensions
    6.6 x 3.4 x 3.5 cm (irreg.)
    Credit
    Gift of Dr John Yu in memory of Dr George Soutter 2020
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    60.2020
    Copyright
    © attrib. Dun Lifu
    Artist information
    attrib. Dun Lifu

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    The phrase composed of six characters is from Tao Hongjing (456—536) of the Liang State of the Southern dynasty. 南朝梁陶弘景《尋山志》:風下松而含曲,泉瀠石而生文

    Dun Lifu, 顿立夫 (1906 -1988), native of Zhuoxian of Hebei province. He carved the seal of "the government of the People's Republic of China". He was the page boy of one of the founder of Xiling Seal Art Society Wang Fu'an,王福庵, and learnt seal carving from Wang.

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    Where the work was made

    China