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Title

Square shoushan stone seal with beast finial

20th century


Artist

attrib. Jin Xinlan (Xia Niu)

China

1841 - 1909


About

The seal is attributed to late Qing dyansty's painter Jin Xinlan, 金心兰(1841---1909), native of Changzhou (present day Suzhou of Jiangshu province). His alisas is Xia Niu (blind cattle), 瞎牛, and his studio is called Leng Xiang Guan (Chill fragrant hall), 冷香馆.


Details


Alternative title

傳金心蘭刻壽山石古獸鈕方章


Place where the work was made

China


Date

20th century


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

carved shoushan stone


Dimensions

6.9 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm (irreg.)


Credit

Gift of Dr John Yu in memory of Dr George Soutter 2020


Location

Not on display


Accession number

65.2020


Artist information

attrib. Jin Xinlan (Xia Niu)

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
China