Seal carved by Wang Zhuangwei for Wang Yachen

Maker(s)
Artist: Wang Zhuangwei (1909-1998)
Historical period(s)
Modern period, 1968
Medium
Soapstone
Dimensions
H x W x D: 5.5 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm (2 3/16 x 9/16 x 1/2 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Benjamin Chou in memory of Wang Yachen
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2000.100
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Stone, Tool and Equipment
Type

Seal

Keywords
China, Modern period (1912 - present)
Provenance

Wang Yachen (1894-1983), United States and Shanghai, China [1]

To 2000
Benjamin Chou, Potomac, MD, by inheritance from Wang Yachen, to 2000 [2]

From 2000
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Benjamin Chou in 2000

Notes:

[1] "Mr. Benjamin Chou is the only son of Wang Yachen's goddaughter and [the object was] passed on to him as part of his inheritance" (according to Provenance Remark 1, Joseph Chang, December 8, 2000, in the object record).

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Benjamin Chou
Wang Yachen 1894-1983

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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