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Title

Irregular shaped shoushan stone seal

20th century

Artist

attrib. Qian Shoutie

China

1897 – 1967

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  • 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
    Copyright
    © attrib Qian Shoutie
    Artist information
    attrib. Qian Shoutie

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  • 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".

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China