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PROPERTY OF A SCANDINAVIAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A CARVED SOAPSTONE 'LUOHAN AND TIGER' SEAL
QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
Estimate
5,0007,000
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PROPERTY OF A SCANDINAVIAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A CARVED SOAPSTONE 'LUOHAN AND TIGER' SEAL
QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
Estimate
5,0007,000
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A CARVED SOAPSTONE 'LUOHAN AND TIGER' SEAL
QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
of square section, carved with a ferocious tiger being tamed by a pair of luohan dressed in long robes behind tall craggy rockwork, the first with one leg resting on the tiger's body and his left arm raised, the other with his hands in anjalimudra, the seal face carved with zhao yun gui cai ceng feng zhong (to have walked among the wind and above the clouds) enclosed in a circle, the stone of a golden caramel tone with russet highlights and characteristic veining
8.4 cm, 3 1/4  in.
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