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Seal

Probably 20th century
Carved stone

2 in. (5.08 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 5.48
Geography: Asia, China
Classification: Clothing and Adornments; Personal Gear
Culture/Nationality: Chinese
Collection: Helen B. Chapin '15 Collection

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  • Chinese - The cultures, styles, and periods characteristic of China. To specifically refer to the cultures of ancient Chine, use "Ancient Chinese."
  • seals - Objects bearing designs, emblems, letters, names, words, etc. in intaglio that are used for stamping a flat surface or for making an impression in relief on some soft, tenacious substance such as clay or wax. They may be flat or cylindrical, the impression made by rolling the seal over the surface. Seals may be used to authenticate documents or for decoration.
  • stone - General term for rock that has been cut, shaped, crushed, or otherwise formed for use in construction or other purposes. Includes the specific archaeological and anthropological sense of individual stones which may be decorated or ornamented and which may be used in ritual contexts. These are usually not carved or dressed, and so differ from sculptures made from stone.

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • An Appreciation of Chinese Arts in Bryn Mawr College's Collections Bryn Mawr College , Apr 23, 2002 – May 20, 2002
  • Selections from the Asian Art Collection of Helen Burwell Chapin Bryn Mawr College , May 17, 1990 – Oct 1, 1992

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/152957 |title=Seal |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=10/5/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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