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Title

Square shoushan stone seal with animal finial

20th century

Artists

Unknown Artist

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  • Details

    Alternative title
    壽山石古獸鈕方章
    Place where the work was made
    China
    Date
    20th century
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    carved shoushan stone
    Dimensions
    7.3 x 3.1 x 3.0 cm (irreg.)
    Credit
    Gift of Dr John Yu in memory of Dr George Soutter 2020
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    61.2020
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  • About

    The engraved four characters on the seal face suggests this seal belongs to Pan Yanling, 潘延齡, alias Jian'an, 健庵,native of Fanyu of Guangdong province. Active in Xianfeng era (1851-1861), Pan was a collector of paintings and calligraphy.

    According to the inscriptions on the side, this seal was used on the volumn of Liu Gai Shen Dao stele writen by Yuan Ji 虞集 (1272-1348), a Yuan dyansty calligraper.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China