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8192: A Carved Soapstone 'Quail' Seal

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A Carved Soapstone 'Quail' Seal, Carved to the top with three small quails seeking shelter beneath two large banana leaves of incised details, all atop an oval plinth with an inscription to one side, the seal face reading 'xin you ling xi yi dian tong' in yin form. Height: 2 1/2 inches (6.3 cm) Published: 'Ming Qing GeJia Xianzhang Yuan Yin Jingpin' (Fine Original Casual Seals from Ming and Qing Dynasties), Miao Bin, Lantian Publish House, p. 142. [Small nicks and abrasions. This condition report states major condition issues only]

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