A 'shanhuang' 'Buddhist lions' seal
Carved by Yi Daan (1874-1941)
The female recumbent beast with its front right paw on a flaming ball, its head turned backwards to the right, trying to restrain her playful offspring clambering on her body, all atop a pedestal with finely incised band of flowery scrolls, the seal face with a four-character zhuanshu seal mark, fitted box.
3.9cm high. (2).