An imperial white jade oval 'Chunyuxuan' seal Qing dynasty, 18th century | 清十八世紀 御製白玉橢圓獸鈕寶璽 印文：春雨軒
1,000,000 - 1,500,000 HKD
An imperial white jade oval 'Chunyuxuan' seal
Qing dynasty, 18th century
清十八世紀 御製白玉橢圓獸鈕寶璽 印文：春雨軒
the oval seal surmounted by a finial worked in the form of a horned mythical beast with a sinuous body, the base with an inscription reading Chunyuxuan (Studio of Spring Shower)
As visible from the seal impression, there are nicks along the edges of the seal face. The inscription and finial are, however, preserved in good condition.
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