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Three Stone Seals

Auction:
2978T
Lot:
1192
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
Discovery - 2978T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
January 05, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Three Stone Seals, China, a cong-shaped seal with two faces, decorated with inscribed calligraphy; a tubular square seal, carved details in bas-relief, signed "Weng Sheng"; a long-necked bottle-shape, with its base as seal face, incised with calligraphy, in a conforming wood box decorated with fish swimming under water with lotus, ht. 1 3/4 to 2 5/8 in.
Estimate $20-200


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

China, Calligraphy, Chinese culture, Language, Rings, Seal, Security, United States Navy SEALs, Writing

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