Unknown Artist

Square ivory seal with a buddhist monk-carrying-a-bag finial

Location
Not on display
Further information

This seal may have belonged to Xiao Hanchen who was related to Xinyuan Zhai (信遠齋),which was first established in 1740 and became famous for its plum drink in Liulichang, Beijing.

Place of origin
China
Media
Sculpture
Medium
carved ivory
Dimensions
5.9 x 1.4 x 1.3 cm (irreg.)
Credit
Gift of Dr John Yu in memory of Dr George Soutter 2020
Accession number
42.2020