Lot 1034
  • 1034

TWO SOAPSTONE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' SEALS SIGNED XINGZHAI

Estimate
4,000 - 6,000 USD
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Description

  • soap stone
  • Height of taller 2 1/8  in., 5.4 cm
the first of square section, carved to the seal face with six characters, signed Xingzhai and dated guiwei year; the second of oval section with a ten-character seal face and signed Xingzhai, textile covers (2)

Provenance

Collection of Scott Emerson (c. 1905-?), Winea Plantation, Georgetown, South Carolina.
Acquired from the above in 1981, and thence by descent.
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