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    Sale 12555

    The Imperial Sale / Important Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    1 June 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 3365

    A TIANHUANG 'LIONS' SEAL

    QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)

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    A TIANHUANG 'LIONS' SEAL
    QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)
    The rectangular seal is incised on two sides with an inscription bearing the signature of the carver He Xingzhou, surmounted by a finial in the form of a cub lion clambering on its mother's back. The seal face is carved with a poetic inscription.
    2 1/4 in. (5.6 cm.) high, 84 g, box


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