Carved Serpentine Chinese Seal

Sunday, June 25th 2017 @ 6:38pm EDT

Ended

Sunday, June 25th 2017 @ 6:38pm EDT

Ended

Final Bid

$46

Item Details

An early 20th or late 19th century carved serpentine Chinese seal. The stone is finely polished and reveals areas of spinach tone, translucent white and russet. Characters carved to the underside.

This item tested as serpentine. Accession number was 1938.0042

Provenance
Collected in the late 19th and early 20th century and donated to a Private Midwestern Institution in 1938
Sold to enhance and preserve the Institution’s mission-relevant Collections

  • This item has been evaluated and verified by an independent Graduate Gemologist. (COLVW)

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Condition

Good

Dimensions

1.0" W x 2.0" H x 1.0" D

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Item #

17COL077-027

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