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A soapstone (shoushanshi) box with 2 small seals & seal paste. 19th c

A soapstone (shoushanshi) box with 2 small seals & seal paste. 19th c


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Scholar Art: Pre 1900: Item # 1288051

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A small writing set of yellow-brownish soapstone (shoushanshi) consisting of a box in two parts including two signed seals. The top part with carved peaches on top. The bottom compartment with fitted space for the seals as well as a rectangular indention for seal paste. It is done in imitation of an ink stone. Qing, 19th cent. Length of box 8 cm, W 5 cm. The seal each 3.2 cm long. Condition: Very fine. Minor chip due to handling.