Pair of Seals carved by Boyong for Wang Yachen

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Maker(s)
Artist: Signed: Boyong (active 1900 - 1983)
Historical period(s)
Modern period, 20th century
Medium
Soapstone
Dimensions
H x W x D: 7 x 1.9 x 1.9 cm (2 3/4 x 3/4 x 3/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Benjamin Chou in memory of Wang Yachen
Accession Number
S2000.111.1-2
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Stone, Tool and Equipment
Type

Seal

Keywords
China, Modern period (1912 - present), seal
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
Rights Statement

Copyright with artist