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Soapstone Seal

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1672
Sold for:
$148$125

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Soapstone Seal, China, 19th century, naturally shaped as a mountain, carved in medium relief with a pair of dragons contending a flaming pearl amidst clouds, above carp leaping in crashing waves, the reverse carved "Made by Shi Gu, in the winter of xinhai year," ht. 4, lg. 4 in.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

China, Shi Gu, Gu, Minoan civilization, Seal, Soapstone

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