An inscribed duan stone 'heart sutra' screen Qing dynasty
Lot 560
An inscribed duan stone 'heart sutra' screen Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 300,000 (US$ 38,677) inc. premium

Lot Details
Scholar's objects from private collections (lots 560-566)
An inscribed duan stone 'heart sutra' screen
Qing dynasty
The cumbersome rectangular-shaped stone plain on one side, the other side with carved elaborate inscription, all surmounted on a sturdy hardwood stand.
40.6cm long. (2).

Footnotes

  • Wei Decheng, active in the Jiaqing and Daoguang periods, had assumed style names of Xunyuan and Lifu, in addition to his pseudonyms Dunfu and Xinnong. He was a member of the 'Plain Yellow Banner' division and in 1820 became a 'Jinshi' (a graduate of the palace examination). He was a teacher of literary editing and compilation and served as the official of Shandong salt transportation until 1841. Internal records of Wei Decheng and the Yunnan salt laws can be found at the Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica, Taipei.

    清 段石雕般若波羅蜜多心經擺件

    段石呈長方形,上以刻有楷書《般若波羅蜜多心經》,書風秀麗端莊,筆劃輕重有致,題款「蓋平韋德成敬書」,下鈐「臣韋德成」、「敬書」。

    韋德成(嘉慶至道光時期人),字遜元、立夫,號敦甫、心農,鑲黃旗漢軍人,於嘉慶二十五年成進士,曾當散館授編修,官至山東鹽運使,到道光二十一年。台北中央研究院歷史語言研究所便有藏《吏部為韋德成補授雲南鹽法道由》之內閣檔案。
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