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Title

Rectangular Shoushan stone seal

20th century

Artist

Alternate image of Rectangular Shoushan stone seal by attrib. Ding Jing (Dun Ding)
Alternate image of Rectangular Shoushan stone seal by attrib. Ding Jing (Dun Ding)
Alternate image of Rectangular Shoushan stone seal by attrib. Ding Jing (Dun Ding)
Alternate image of Rectangular Shoushan stone seal by attrib. Ding Jing (Dun Ding)
Alternate image of Rectangular Shoushan stone seal by attrib. Ding Jing (Dun Ding)
  • Details

    Alternative title
    壽山石方章
    Place where the work was made
    China
    Cultural origin
    China
    Date
    20th century
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    carved Shoushan stone
    Dimensions
    3.0 x 5.0 x 4.5 cm
    Credit
    Gift of Dr John Yu in memory of Dr George Soutter 2020
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    66.2020
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    attrib. Ding Jing (Dun Ding)

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    The eight characters of the seal on the seal face is from the "Hou Han Shu/Zhong Chang Tong Zhuan [«后汉书.仲长统传»:“又作诗二篇,以见其志。辞曰:‘……百虑何为,至要在我。寄愁天上,埋忧地下。叛散«五经»,灭弃«风»、«雅»。

    The side inscriptions sugguested the engraver is Qing dyansty's painter, calligrapher and seal carver Ding Jing, 丁敬(1695-1765), allias is Dunding鈍丁. He is considered as the father of the "Zhe school“ of the seal art, one of the Xi Ling Eights,

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    Where the work was made

    China