Thursday, December 08, 2011

Decorative Chinese Seal with Motto

China Seal Toad on Lotus

Chinese vintage leisure seal with 5 characters as motto engraved: zhong xiao yi-sheng zhi 忠孝一生志 (loyalty and filial piety as ones life-long ideal).

A relief has been carved at one side of the seal, depicting a son pushing his father in a wheel chair. Jiang Xiang, a seal carver from the Republic period is the artist of this seal.

14 x 30 x 35 mm ( 0,6 x 1,2 x 1,4 inches), very fine condition.

Side engraving with details of the seal carver.

More Chinese Seals: HERE