Chinese Seal with Classic Text, Qing Dynasty. 岂为功名始读书

Share

Chinese Seal with Classic Text, Qing Dynasty

Qing Dynasty, Chinese Seal: Marbled Shou Shan stone with 7 characters as actual seal: Qi wei gongming shi du shu – 岂为功名始读书 (How could one become of public importance without first reading books ).

Text, dedication, name of the seal carver, Bai Yuan, as side inscription.

1 x 1 x 4 inches (25 x 25 x 98 mm), 178 gram. Fine condition.

More antique Chinese Seals: HERE

Share to Google Buzz
Share to Google Plus
Share to LiveJournal
Share to MyWorld
Share to Odnoklassniki

Leave a Reply