Sunday, June 25th 2017 @ 6:38pm EDT
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
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
1.0" W x 2.0" H x 1.0" D