seal / box
Soapstone lidded box containing ten blanks for seals (or chops), the tops carved with peaches, scrolls, bamboo, a fan, a gourd, etc. The box itself is decorated with a carving of bamboo.
- Found/Acquired: China
- Height: 4.5 centimetres
- Length: 6.2 centimetres
- Width: 6.2 centimetres
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Object reference number: RRC4582
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