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Lot 244: CARVED SOAPSTONE SEAL CIRCA 1900 9.8cm high

Fine Asian Works of Art

by Lyon & Turnbull

08 November 2016

London, United Kingdom

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  • CARVED SOAPSTONE SEAL CIRCA 1900 9.8cm high
  • CARVED SOAPSTONE SEAL CIRCA 1900 9.8cm high
  • CARVED SOAPSTONE SEAL CIRCA 1900 9.8cm high
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Description: CARVED SOAPSTONE SEAL
CIRCA 1900
of square section, carved with a pair of dragons pursuing the flaming pearl above incised landscape depictions, the top pierced and inscribed to imitate a coin of the Shunzhi period, the seal face carved with an auspicious idiom
9.8cm high

Condition Report: - Good overall appearance with some nicks along the edges and a small chip circa 2mm in width
- Signs of age and use as a seal


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