Seal - ROM2015_14860_19

ROM2015_14860_19

Seal

Medium:Worked and polished jade
Geography: China
Date: 206 BC-24 AD
Period: Western Han Dynasty
Dimensions:
1.1 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm
Object number: 933.23.231
Credit Line: Bishop William C. White Collection
Not on view
DescriptionPartly calcified, it is of greyish-white jade with light flecking and minor dark clouding. The seal is small square block carved with two-character name in intaglio. Its pyramidal top has a conical perforation meeting for stringing in apex, top of which eroded and encrusted with earth. The inscription “事疭suggests a rare example of private seal type prevailed during the Warring State period. 玉印 汉 长、宽 1.5、高 1.1厘米 玉质青灰色,半透明,印面有红色印泥,印纽粘有泥土。整体呈正方形,盝顶,有穿孔(Gu Fang)
Collection:
China
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