Lot 1045
A Group of Chinese Hardstone Seals
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Includes a hardstone seal surmounted with an elaborate foo lion, the sides with incised floral carving (6.5 in.; scratches to surface; loss to foo lion body; minor chips to edges with larger loss to corners of underside; remains of shiny substance to underside), a hardstone seal surmounted with carefully carved grapevines and having carved Chinese characters to underside (3.75 in.; remnants of red ink; scratches to side and some minor chipping edges), a pair of hardstone seals with decoration of immortals in low relief to sides (3.5 in.; scratches to surface; some chipping to edges with loss), and a hardstone seal surmounted with a foo lion with her baby (3.75 in.; some scratches to surface; some minor chipping to edges.)

From the Collection of Patricia Ann Leahy, Fayetteville, North Carolina