Unknown Artist

Square shoushan stone seal with animal finial

Location
Not on display
Further information

The engraved four characters on the seal face suggests this seal belongs to Pan Yanling, 潘延齡, alias Jian'an, 健庵,native of Fanyu of Guangdong province. Active in Xianfeng era (1851-1861), Pan was a collector of paintings and calligraphy.

According to the inscriptions on the side, this seal was used on the volumn of Liu Gai Shen Dao stele writen by Yuan Ji 虞集 (1272-1348), a Yuan dyansty calligraper.

Place of origin
China
Year
20th century
Media
Sculpture
Medium
carved shoushan stone
Dimensions
7.3 x 3.1 x 3.0 cm (irreg.)
Credit
Gift of Dr John Yu in memory of Dr George Soutter 2020
Accession number
61.2020