Xiling-artist Jiang Chengzhi 江成之 – Pair of Leisure Seals

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Pair of Leisure Seals by the Xiling-artist Jiang Chengzhi

Pair of grey stone seals with lion and dragon as handle. Carved by the well known seal carver and calligrapher Jiang Changzhi 江成之, who was member of the important seal carver society, Xiling Yin-she since 1947.

Each seal with 7 characters:
秦皇島外打魚船 – Qinhuangdao wai da yu chuan (a fishing boat at the sea near Qinhuangdao- island)
一片汪洋都不見 – Yi pian wanyang dou bu jian (boundless water – nothing to be seen).

One of the seals with signature by the artist: 成之作 – Chengzhi zuo

Each app. 16 x 16 x 32 mm, good condition.

More Chinese Seals: HERE

 

江成之,原名文信,以字行。号履盦,别属亦静居。出生于一九二四年,浙江嘉兴人。一九四三年拜西泠印社创始人之一王福庵先生为师,苦学四年。一九四七年加入西泠印社,为解放前入社至今健在的西泠印社早期社员之一。中国书法家协会会员,上海市文史研究馆馆员,上海市书法家协会顾问。

   江老从事福王庵先生研习浙派的同时,兼收各家之长,其印以汉印文字及古墨章法,从浙派的切刀中回顾了汉人之锥凿,宋人之切玉,兼及徽派之冲刀;其作品在光洁中有著锐劲之势,平稳中寓险意,对王福庵先生的浙派篆刻艺术做了进一步推动与发扬。江老为人淳朴,印如其人,德艺双馨,堪称一代尊师。

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