Attractive leisure seal by the known seal-carver Xie Leiming. Black stone seal with turtle as handle. As actual seal 3 characters are engraved: hai cang shi (probably the name of his studio). Side engraving: Leiming. 20 x 20 x 70 mm, very good condition. Xie Leiming , 1884 – 1963, was also known for his huge collection of old bronzes, calligraphy and paintings.
Qing Dynasty: Attractive old Chinese stone seal by the important painter, calligrapher and seal carver Jin Cheng 金城 (1878 – 1967). The seal has been carved in 1911. 4 characters as actual seal: qi chang pinjian 岂长贫贱 ( How long does one need to stay poor and lowly? The line is from an old erotic novel „Lan shi qiguan“).