Unknown Artist

Square shoushan stone seal with landscape design in relief

Location
Not on display
Further information

The seven characters of the seal mark come from the Tang dyansty poet Wang Wei (699 -761) [王維]'s poem "Not seeing Lv Yiren at a visit on a Spring day when passing through Xin Changli together with Peidi [“春日与裴迪过新昌里访吕逸人不遇]. The original poem is : Dao men bu gan ti fan niao, kan zhu he xu wen zhu ren[到门不敢题凡鸟, 看竹何须问主人]

Place of origin
China
Year
20th century
Media
Sculpture
Medium
carved shoushan stone
Dimensions
4.8 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm (irreg.)
Credit
Gift of Dr John Yu in memory of Dr George Soutter 2020
Accession number
33.2020