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Chinese ‎Art including Selected Works of Art from the T.Y. Chao Family Collection

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A JADE SEAL
BY WANG ZHUANGWEI, 20TH CENTURY
the small pebble of irregular mountain form, signed Zhuangwei on one side, the seal face inscribed with Yazhen xin shang
3.5 cm, 1 3/8  in.
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Provenance

Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999), and thence by descent in the family.

Catalogue Note

Wang Zhuangwei (1909-1998), native of Yi County, Hebei, was a renowned calligrapher who was also skilled at seal carving. Known as one of the most important contemporary scholars in Taiwan, Wang took up various roles, including professor at the National Taiwan Normal University as well as consultant at the National Palace Museum, Taipei. See two seals by Wang in the collection of the National Palace Museum, Taipei, illustrated in Lasting Impressions: Seals from the Museum Collection, Taipei, 2007, p. 95, together with two calligraphic works by him.

Chinese ‎Art including Selected Works of Art from the T.Y. Chao Family Collection

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Hong Kong