PROPERTY FROM A HONG KONG PRIVATE COLLECTION
FOUR SOAPSTONE SEALS
QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)
Comprised of a bamboo-form seal with a plain seal face; an irregularly-shaped seal carved around depicting a lotus pond, the seal face plain; a rectangular seal with inscription on four sides, the seal face carved with three characters; and a seal surmounted by a finial in the form of three lions and an inscription on one side, the seal face with four characters.
The tallest seal: 2 1/2 in. (6.2 cm.) high (4)
Acquired in Guangzhou, China before 1949, and then in Hong Kong by the father of the present owners