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Large Soapstone Seal

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1687
Sold for:
$1,067$900

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

Description:

Large Soapstone Seal, China, of square section and mounted by a finely carved group of ferocious intertwining dragons contending a precious pearl, the sides carved in relief with stylized taotie masks, uncarved seal surface, the stone of burgundy color, wood stand, ht. 9 1/2, 4 3/4 in. sq.
Estimate $300-500

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China, Chinese culture, Chinese dragons, Mask, Rings, Seal, Soapstone, Taotie

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