University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: 67-12-2
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty (uncertain)
Modern
Date Made: Early 20th Century
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1925
Section:Asian
Materials:Soapstone
Technique:Carved
Relief
Iconography:Dragon
Credit Line:Gift of James L. G. Parsons, 1967

Description

One of two (67-12-1 and 67-12-2) soapstone seals. Mutton fat color. Square base tapering into a poised dragon statuette. Double-tail carved in relief. Minute detail etching of dragon's head and back noteworthy. This one says Ho Chih Chih Yin, Seal of Ho Chih. Four characters.


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