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Dublin Core

Title

Soupstone: seal

Description

One red-brown and cream cuboid soapstone seal. Predominantly cream-coloured upper end embellished with carved tortoise bearing a baby tortoise on its back. Bottom face carved with seal pattern.

Source

Rewi Alley

Provenance

Presented in 1958 by P.J. Alley to Canterbury Museum, from the home of Alley's late parents.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

40x40x90mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1958.125

Usage Rights

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Collection

Citation

“Soupstone: seal,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed October 23, 2021, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/827.