3678
3678
A TIANHUANG 'MYTHICAL BEAST' SEAL
QING DYNASTY
Estimate
600,000800,000
JUMP TO LOT
3678
A TIANHUANG 'MYTHICAL BEAST' SEAL
QING DYNASTY
Estimate
600,000800,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

|
Hong Kong

A TIANHUANG 'MYTHICAL BEAST' SEAL
QING DYNASTY
of square section surmounted by a tapering frieze of low-relief ruyi clouds below a raised fillet, the finial skilfully carved in the form of a mythical beast seated on its haunches with the head turned towards its right, the horned beast depicted with a muscular body detailed with a pronounced spinal column terminating in a bushy tail swept against its side, one side of the seal incised with an inscription, the seal face carved with an inscription, the stone of a warm variegated yellowish-orange colour
8.3 cm, 3 1/4  in.; 118.16 gr.
Read Condition Report Read Condition Report

Important Chinese Art

|
Hong Kong