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Saturday, May 21, 2011

Attractive Seal by Wu He, Old Shou Shan Stone with Foo Lion. 吴核篆刻

Old Chinese seal made of Shou Shan (category 牛角冻石 Niu jiao dong – frozen buffalo horn).
As seal engraved are 4 characters 红间碧静 hong jian bi jing (amidst the red the silence of green Jade).

old Chinese seal

The well carved handle depicts a Foo lion and her kitten.

Seal by the seal carver Wu He 吴核, 1891.

34 x 34 x 110 mm, 254 gram. Fine condition. More autographs: HERE