26 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 92,500
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000
A SMALL TIANHUANG OVAL SEAL
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
Finely carved on top with a recumbent mythical beast, with hair-incised beard and mane and bifurcated horn and tail, the face of the seal carved in raised characters, Shan shui you qing yin (the mountain and river have a clear song)
1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm.) high
New York +1 212 636 2000
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Acquired in Berkeley, California in 1975.
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PHILIP WOOD, SAN FRANCISCO
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