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Title

Square shoushan stone seal with croching beast finial

1945

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
    1945
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    carved shoushan stone
    Dimensions
    4.8 x 5.3 x 5.3 cm (irreg.)
    Credit
    Gift of Dr John Yu in memory of Dr George Soutter 2020
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    62.2020
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  • About

    Ding Jifu, a name mentioned in the side inscription refered to the famous seal carver Ding Jifu,丁吉甫(1907~1984),(original name: Ding Shouqian 丁守谦),native of Nantong of Jiangsu province.

    The Three Old Men's Stone Room mentioned in the side inscription refers to a stone room inside the Xiling Seal Art Society in Hangzhou of Zhejiang province where a group of stele dated from Han to Qing dynasties is housed, including the famous Han Sanlao huizi jiri bei 《汉三老讳字忌日碑》.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China