Unknown Artist

Square shoushan stone seal with croching beast finial

Location
Not on display
Further information

Ding Jifu, a name mentioned in the side inscription refered to the famous seal carver Ding Jifu,丁吉甫(1907~1984),(original name: Ding Shouqian 丁守谦),native of Nantong of Jiangsu province.

The Three Old Men's Stone Room mentioned in the side inscription refers to a stone room inside the Xiling Seal Art Society in Hangzhou of Zhejiang province where a group of stele dated from Han to Qing dynasties is housed, including the famous Han Sanlao huizi jiri bei 《汉三老讳字忌日碑》.

Place of origin
China
Year
1945
Media
Sculpture
Medium
carved shoushan stone
Dimensions
4.8 x 5.3 x 5.3 cm (irreg.)
Credit
Gift of Dr John Yu in memory of Dr George Soutter 2020
Accession number
62.2020