London, South Kensington
18 May 2007
A russet and cream calcified jade seal, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
carved in pyramid form with square sectioned base, the flattened top with beast-head knop, the four side panels carved in relief with pheonix, flying horses and mythical beasts, incised nine character archaic seal to the base -- 2 3/8in. (6cm.) wide.
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