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Title

Irregular shaped shoushan stone seal

20th century


Artist

attrib. Qian Shoutie

China

1897 - 1967


About

The inscribed characters on the side suggested the seal is engraved by Qian Shoutie,
钱瘦铁(1897-1967), native of Wuxi of Jiangsu province. He was a painter and calligrapher, and seal carver, one of the founders of China Painting Society. He is one of the Three Irons of Jiangnan, the other two are Wu Changshuo as "Kutie" and Wang Guanshan as "Bingtie".


Details


Alternative title

壽山石隨形章


Place where the work was made

China


Date

20th century


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

carved shoushan stone


Dimensions

4.1 x 3.1 x 2.0 cm (irreg.)


Credit

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

67.2020


Artist information

attrib. Qian Shoutie

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
China