3728
3728
A TIANHUANG 'BAMBOO SHOOT' SEAL
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
150,000200,000
LOT SOLD. 187,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
3728
A TIANHUANG 'BAMBOO SHOOT' SEAL
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
150,000200,000
LOT SOLD. 187,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A TIANHUANG 'BAMBOO SHOOT' SEAL
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
naturalistically carved in the form of a tapering bamboo shoot with a younger shoot beside, both formed from layers of pointed leaves and issuing from a beaded base, the seal face carved with two characters reading heng jun
h. 4.1 cm, 1 5/8  in.; weight 17.66 g.
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Provenance

Collection of Hosokawa Morisada (1912-2005).

Exhibited

Hosokawa Morisada Collection ten I – Kougana bunjinno sekai – Minshinno kaiga to shoseki, bunbougu [Morisada Hosokawa Collection exhibition I – The World of an refined writer – Paintings, calligraphy and stationery in Ming and Qing Dynasty], Kumamoto Prefectural Museum of Art, Kumamoto, 1992, cat. no. 78.

Literature

Morisada Hosokawa, Ittokuroku [Wisdom in pieces], Tokyo, 1982, nos 16-I-III.

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