Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Antique Chinese Seal of Scarce Stone. 2 Characters

Antique Chinese Siegel made of Gui Hua Shi (siliceous sinter, silicea sinter). Attractive designed seal with flower/stone motif decoration as side carving. Engraved as seal are 2 characters „overtake oneself".

Diameter: 10 mm, Height: 50 mm. Very fine condition. App. 19th century.

Seals made of siliceous sinter are scarce and expensive.