A soapstone carving of a seal with lion dog finial Wanli mark Qing dynadty
Lot 5181
A carved 'gaoshan' seal Wanli period, dated by inscription to 1614
Sold for US$ 5,000 inc. premium
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A carved 'gaoshan' seal
Wanli period, dated by inscription to 1614
Of tall square form, the pale beige stone with mahogany red patches and surmounted by a lion dog biting a ribbon-tied ball, with finely rendered detail in the animals fur, the shaft incised with a Wanli cyclical date (jia yin) corresponding to 1614, second month by Wang [?], carved on the underside with a four-character seal.
2 7/8in (7.3cm) high
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