© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AB0319-0675
A PAIR OF RED AND CARAMEL SOAPSTONE SEALS WITH PLANTS AND DORMICE – QING / REPUBLIC
Red and grey soapstone with yellowish-white hues and natural inclusions, caramel-yellow soapstone
China, late Qing Dynasty to Republic period

This lot contains two different seals. One, smaller of a red and grey soapstone square base and the top in a nice yellowish-white hue. The top is carved in the shape of two dormice facing each other, crouching on the leafy, field vegetation. Seal face carved. The second in milky-caramel color. Square base and neatly carved top in a form of floral designs, partially in open work. Chinese meander in a low relief runs along the sides under the top carvings. Seal face with roughly cut Chinese signs. On one of the sides Chinese characters.

Dimensions: HEIGHT 8.5 CM, WIDTH 2.5 CM, LENGTH 2.3 CM
Condition: Good condition with some minor superficial scratches and nicks
Provenance: Austrian private collection

Verkaufspreis:  € 1.000

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