Rectangular shoushan seal with dragon design
attrib. Weng Danian (Shujun)
1811 - 1890
The engraved texts on the seal face are the two lines of Tang dynasty poet Wang Wei's 【王維】 poem Tian Yuan Le «田原樂» （Happiness in the wildness).
Shu Jun is the alias of Qing dyansty seal carver Weng Danian, 翁大年(1811-1890), native of Wujiang of Jiangsu, whose style is after Qin and Han dyansty script, and often applies regular script to side inscription.
Place where the work was made
carved qingtian stone
4.6 x 5.1 x 3.8 cm
Gift of Dr John Yu in memory of Dr George Soutter 2020
Not on display