19th century Chinese jade seal. Wonderful austere piece appropriate for scholar’s table, pleasant finish to the stone. The bottom is carved with four raised characters, red seal paste in the grooves. Dark green nephrite jade with lighter colored spots, the top of the seal shows the rougher skin of the boulder used. Imprint of the seal is shown on Enlargement 1. Length 1 5/16 inches, height 1 3/16 inches.