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Title

Rectangular shoushan seal with dragon design

20th century

Artist

attrib. Weng Danian (Shujun)

China

1811 - 1890

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  • Details

    Alternative title
    傳翁大年刻壽山石博古圖方章
    Place where the work was made
    China
    Date
    20th century
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    carved qingtian stone
    Dimensions
    4.6 x 5.1 x 3.8 cm
    Credit
    Gift of Dr John Yu in memory of Dr George Soutter 2020
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    63.2020
    Artist information
    attrib. Weng Danian (Shujun)

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    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.

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    Where the work was made

    China

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